Summary:

This episode will explore current programmatic and project based initiatives to create the processes and infrastructure that will support a growing number of software (re)use cases/organizational users. Guests will highlight challenges and opportunities associated with scaling an institutional software preservation program, as well as scaling software preservation across institutions.

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Time & Date:

May 23 // 8amPST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET

Guests:

   + Euan Cochrane (Yale University)

   + Maureen Pennock (British Library)

   + Klaus Rechert (University of Freiburg)

Lead Facilitator:
Discussion Questions:

   + Define scale in the context of your project. How is scale different from growth?

   + Are there aspects of software preservation that are not in scope for your project or program to tackle, but are nevertheless crucial to the long-term success of your project or programmatic goals?

Supplementary Resources:

Websites & Blogs

   + Emulation as a Service (EaaS) at Yale University Library:
https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2014/08/emulation-as-a-service-eaas-at-yale-university-library/

   + Example of emulated content at Yale University Library
https://twitter.com/euanc/status/998599100311490562

   + Scaling Emulation as a Service Infrastructure Project
http://www.softwarepreservationnetwork.org/eaasi/

 Articles, Reports & Presentations

   + ARL Best Practices for Fair Use in Software Preservation
http://www.arl.org/focus-areas/copyright-ip/fair-use/code-of-best-practices-in-fair-use-for-software-preservation

   + Cochrane, E. (2013). “Rendering Matters.” Archives New Zealand.
https://web.archive.org/web/20130218111126/http:/archives.govt.nz/rendering-matters-report-results-research-digital-object-rendering and examples from the report:
http://archives.govt.nz/resources/information-management-research/rendering-matters-report-results-research-digital-object-0

   + Day, M., Pennock, M., May, P., Davies, K., Whibley, S., Kimura, A., Halvarsson, E. (2016). “The preservation of disk-based content at the British Library – Lessons from the Flashback project.” http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0955749016669775

   + “Integrated Preservation Suite” in the 2017-2020 BL Digital Preservation Strategy: https://www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/collectioncare/digitalpreservation/strategy/BL_DigitalPreservationStrategy_2017-2020.pdf

   + Interview with Dirk von Suchodoletz about PLANETS and Emulation: https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2012/12/the-foundations-of-emulation-as-a-service-an-interview-with-dirk-von-suchodoletz-part-one/

   + Rechert, K., Liebetraut, T., Stobbe, O., Lubetzki, N., Steinke, T. (2017).
“Integrating emulation into library reading rooms”
http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0955749017725427?journalCode=alaa

   + Rosenthal, D. (2016). Emulation & Virtualization as Preservation Strategies:
https://mellon.org/media/filer_public/0c/3e/0c3eee7d-4166-4ba6-a767-6b42e6a1c2a7/rosenthal-emulation-2015.pdf

Scott, J. (2017) “20 Minutes into the Emulation Future.” Created for the Digital Preservation Coalition Halcyon and On Emulation Summit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuIOJD2xbjY&t=1s