FCoP Update April – May 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell A Project Finding: Most everyone who’s been involved in the Software Preservation Network has long suspected that license key authentication would be a roadblock to preserving software in a usable way. But it takes a project like FCoP to demonstrate that such suspicions are true Read more…

FCoP External Resources

External Resources Each FCoP Project Team is contributing to a growing list of external resources that are helping to inform their work. Arizona Archivist’s Guide to Kryoflux Publisher: Self-published by contributors: Jennifer Allen, Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez, Kelly Bolding, Faith Charlton, Patricia Ciccone, Yvonne Eadon, Matthew Farrell, Allison Hughes, Victoria Maches, Shira Peltzman, Read more…

FCoP Update February – March 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell FCoP Cohort Activity Cohort Documentation In February, the FCoP cohort participants compiled a list of external resources they have used, consulted, or otherwise employed in their course of their individual FCoP projects. FCoP External Resources reflects the wide range of tasks and responsibilities that are Read more…

Research Field Reports

Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia Acker January 31, 2019 FCoP FCoP News Field Reports About Dr. Acker Amelia Acker (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) is an assistant professor in the iSchool at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests focus on the emergence, standardization, and preservation of Read more…

Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia Acker

About Dr. Acker Amelia Acker (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) is an assistant professor in the iSchool at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests focus on the emergence, standardization, and preservation of new forms of data created with mobile information and communication technologies. Currently, she is Read more…

FCoP News

Welcome to the FCoP Blog, where you can catch up on all things FCoP. Read the News Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia Acker January 31, 2019 FCoP FCoP News Field Reports About Dr. Acker Amelia Acker (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) is an assistant professor in the iSchool at Read more…

FCoP Update Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

FCoP Cohort Activities Emulation Sandbox Testing With the FCoP projects well under way at 6 different locations across the country, many groups are engaging with the complexities of software emulation and the EaaS platform since September 2018. The cohort shares an EaaS issue tracker with predefined issues categories including UI Read more…

Research Travel Award

Award Description The Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservation and Emulation Experts in Libraries and Archives (FCoP) [IMLS grant RE-95-17-0058-17] project is calling for FCoP Research Travel Award applications from October 24, 2018 – December 5, 2018. Research undertaken using the FCoP Travel Award will take place at two of the six FCoP Read more…

FCoP Scenarios for (Re)Use & Access

Description The FCoP Software and Collections Inventory is what is sometimes referred to as a Random (or spot) inventory. Random (or spot) inventories are extremely limited in scope. They are primarily used to verify the location of a representative sampling of objects. They are often completed on a regular basis after Read more…