This completed worksheet describes the Living Computers: Museum + Labs’ scope and outcomes for their Collections and Software Inventory. Information gathered during this exercise includes:

  • Data sources referenced or searched to complete the inventory
  • Difficulties encountered while attempting to locate software that staff already knew existed in their collections
  • Anything unexpected staff encountered during the collections and software inventory that would be useful in the context of emulation, sharing, etc
  • Difficulties determining the use and access restrictions associated with the software that
    you identified in your inventory
  • Difficulties determining the dependencies associated with collections and software objects
    that staff identified during the inventory
  • Questions raised in the course of completing this exercise that pertain to policies, requirements and local user constituencies

Preferred citation:

Moya, Cynde. (2020, June 26). Living Computers: Software Collection Inventory Worksheet. Software Preservation Network.