Author Archives: Kari R. Smith

About Kari R. Smith

Kari is Digital Archivist at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Libraries. She is also a senior instructor and project manager of the Digital Preservation Management Workshops series.

Bitcurator – Forensics for Collecting Institutions part 1

We’ve been busy the past few months.  Take the blog silence for the quiet of busy beavers rather than the absence of activity! As noted in the workflow diagrams, one of the tools that we are assessing both in terms … Continue reading

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Integrating Tools into our Process and Workflows

In the last blog post, I described the process and data flow for digital archives using the PAIMAS and OAIS roles, responsibilities, and a few of the functions.  Since that diagram, I have received feedback from MIT colleagues and have … Continue reading

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Visualizing PAIMAS and OAIS

Part of the work with implementing a digital archives program is being transparent within the organization and also to external stakeholders. This diagram attempts to convey the PAIMAS and OAIS functions and responsibilities of the Producer and the Archives.  In … Continue reading

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