Preserving and Archiving Electronically Generated Materials

A Joint Project of the Leon Levy Foundation and the
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.)

November 19, 2013
Morgan Library and Museum
New York City



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Welcome and Morning Keynote

Opening Remarks - Pamela Cruz, President, A.R.T., and Judith Dobrzynski, Senior Program Consultant, Leon Levy Foundation

"Demystifying Born-Digital: Concepts, Trends, Challenges" - Anne R. Kenney, Chief Academic and Administrative Office, Cornell University Library (via Google Hangout)

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Session 1.  How to Get Started

Moderator - Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Metropolitan New York Library Council

Presentation 1

"Electronic Records at the Brooklyn Museum: First Steps" - Katie O'Connell, User Services Associate, ARTstor


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Presentation 2

"How to Get Started in Digital Archives" - Brian Cross, Director of Digital Assets and Rights, Conde Nast



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Presentation 3

"Small Steps and Giant Leaps: Working Towards Effective Stewardship of Digital Records" - Sibyl Schaefer, Assistant Director, Head of Digital Programs, Rockefeller Archive Center

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Session 1 Q & A


Brian Cross, Katie O'Connell, and Sibyl Schaefer field questions from the audience.  Moderated by Jefferson Bailey.


Session 2. Digital Preservation

Moderator - David Kay, Founder, New York Digital Archivists Working Group

Presentation 1

"The Archivematica Open-Source Digital Preservation System" - Courtney Mumma, MAS/MLIS, Systems Analyst and Archivematica Product Manager, Artefactual Systems, Inc.

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Presentation 2

"Options for Small-to-Medium Archives: DuraSpace Open Source Archiving and Preservation Solutions" - Jonathan Markow, Chief Strategy Officer, DuraSpace

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Presentation 3

"Digital Dilemmas: Effective Preservation of Non-Static Content" - Dan Ryan, Curator of Executable Content, Carnegie Mellon University

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Session 2 Q & A

Courtney Mumma, Jonathan Markow, and Dan Ryan field questions from the audience.  Moderated by David Kay.

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Afternoon Keynote

Introduction - Sharon Lehner, Director of Archives, Brooklyn Academy of Music

"Records Management: The Life Cycle of Born-Digital Documents/Best Practices" - William Saffady, Professor of Library and Information Science, The Palmer School of Library and Information Science, LIU Post Campus of Long Island University

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Session 3. Digital Storage

Moderator - Alice Merchant, Co-Founder & COO, Asset Atelier

Presentation 1

"Digital Art Storage and Infrastructure at MoMA" - Ben Fino-Radin, Digital Repository Manager, The Museum of Modern Art

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Presentation 2

"Cloud Storage: The Value Proposition for Archives" - Jonathan Markow, Chief Strategy Officer, DuraSpace

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Session Three Q & A

Ben Fino-Radin and Jonathan Markow field questions from the audience.  Moderated by Alice Merchant.


Session 4.  Tools of the Trade

Moderator - Mitch Brodsky, Digital Archives Manager, New York Philharmonic

Presentation 1

"A Few Notes on the 'Future Proofing' Project"
- Ed Pinset, Senior Digital Archivist/Project Manager, University of London (via Google Hangout)



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Presentation 2

"Preserving Software: The Olive Archive" - Dan Ryan, Curator of Executable Content, Carnegie Mellon University
 


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Presentation 3


"RODA, An Open-Source Digital Repository Designed for Preservation" - Dr. Miguel Ferreira, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, RODA, Repository of Authentic Digital Objects (via Google Hangout)



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Presentation 4

"BitCurator: Tools for Digital Forensics Methods and Workflows in Real-World Collecting Institutions" - Kam Woods, Research Associate, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - School of Information and Library Science (via Google Hangout)



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Event Wrap-Up

Closing Remarks - Pamela Cruz and William Saffady





The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (A.R.T.) thanks the Leon Levy Foundation for their generous sponsorship of this program. This event would not have been possible without their support and leadership.

 

About the Leon Levy Foundation

The Leon Levy Foundation, founded in 2004, is a private, not-for-profit foundation created from the estate of Leon Levy, an investor with a longstanding commitment to philanthropy. The Foundation’s overarching goal is to support scholarship at the highest level, ultimately advancing knowledge and improving the lives of individuals and society at large.  http://leonlevyfoundation.org/



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