Digital Preservation for Archivists

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Booking is now open for the forthcoming ‘Digital Preservation For Archivists’ training event to be held at the Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin, on 12 March 2015. Organised by the Irish Region, in conjunction with the ARA Section for Archives and Technology the training day will be facilitated by Simon Wilson of the University of Hull and will include two case studies from Ireland.

Simon is Senior Archivist at the University of Hull, based at the Hull History Centre. In 2010 Simon was seconded to the role of Digital Archivist on the AIMS Project (a collaboration between the Universities of Hull, Stanford, Virginia and Yale) which sought to identify commonality in processing born-digital archives. The combined experience from the project led to the AIMS White Paper published in 2012 advocating good practice with regard to born-digital material. Since then Simon has spoken widely on practical digital preservation and in particular seeking to encourage individuals and organisations to take their first steps in digital preservation. Simon is currently Chair of the Archives and Records Association Section for Archives & Technology.

The registration fee for this event is free for members and 20 euros for non-members. Places are limited and priority is given to members. You may book a place by contacting the Training Officer, Fergus Fahey, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The full program of flyer for this training day is available for download here.



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