About this blogEngineering the Future of the Past shares information on what the MIT Institute Archives is doing about acquiring and managing born-digital and digitized collections.
Kari R. Smith, Digital Archivist [smithkr [at] mit.edu] is the primary Blog author.
Category Archives: life-cycle experiments
A new initiative at the MIT Libraries that the Institute Archives is a partner in with Curation and Preservation Services is the Digital Sustainability Lab. The DS Lab is a physical space in which hardware, software, and workflows are investigated … Continue reading
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
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