2017 U. Manitoba Digitization Basics SHN Workshop: Digital Preservation


Led by Lotus Norton-Wisla, Tribal Archives Digital Curriculum Coordinator, WSU Libraries and Jeanine Nault, Digital Imaging Specialist, National Anthropological Archives of the National Museum of Natural History. This presentation on digital preservation was given as part of the 2017 U. Manitoba SHN Workshop "Digitization Basics." The presentation introduces a model called the Digital Preservation Pyramid which breaks digital preservation into three components that it breaks down in greater detail. These componente are file storage, file integrity, and file access. Beyond the technical aspects of digital preservation, the presentation walks through the creation of an action plan that will help one obtain recognition and buy in from units and individuals needed to create a sustainable program. Some units and individuals mentioned are supervisors, IT staff, and funders.