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Jenny Mitcham
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What have we got in our digital archive?
Do other digital archivists find that the work of a digital archivist rarely involves doing hands on stuff with digital archives? When you have to think about establishing your infrastructure, writing policies and plans and attending meetings it leaves litt...

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Harvesting EAD from AtoM: a collaborative approach
In a previous blog post AtoM harvesting (part 1) - it works!  I described how archival descriptions within AtoM are being harvested as Dublin Core for inclusion within our University Library Catalogue. * I also hinted that this wouldn’t be the last you woul...

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Creating an annual accessions report using AtoM
So, it is that time of year where we need to complete our annual report on accessions for the National Archives. Along with lots of other archives across the UK we send The National Archives summary information about all the accessions we have received over...

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Hello 2017
Looking back 2016 was a busy year. I can tell that from just looking at my untidy desk...I was going to include a photo at this point but that would be too embarrassing. The highlights of 2016 for me were getting our AtoM catalogue released and available to...

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Digital Preservation Awards 2016 - celebrating collaboration and innovation
Last week members of the Filling the Digital Preservation Gap project team were lucky enough to experience the excitement and drama of the biannual Digital Preservation Awards ! The Awards ceremony was held at the Wellcome Collection in London on the evenin...

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Every little bit helps: File format identification at Lancaster University
This is a guest post from Rachel MacGregor , Digital Archivist at Lancaster University. Here at Lancaster University I have been very inspired by the work at York on file format id-ing and we thought it was high time I did my own analysis of the one hundred...

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AtoM harvesting (part 1) - it works!
When we first started using Access to Memory (AtoM) to create the Borthwick Catalogue  we were keen to enable our data to be harvested via OAI-PMH (more about this feature of AtoM is available in the documentation ). Indeed the ability to do this was one of...

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Automating transfers with Artefactual Systems' Automation Tools
This is a guest post by Julie Allinson, Technology Development Manager for Library & Archives at York. Julie has been working on York's implementation for the 'Filling the Digital Preservation Gap' project. This post describes how we have used Artefactual S...

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PASIG made me think
My walk to the conference on the first day Last week I was lucky enough to attend PASIG 2016 (Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group) at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A big thanks to Jisc who generously funded my conference fee and travel...

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Filling the Digital Preservation Gap - new report available
Today we have published our third and final Filling the Digital Preservation Gap report. The report can be accessed from Figshare:  https://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.4040787 This report details work the team at the Universities of York and Hull have be...
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