FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona

Like many institutions of higher education, the University of Arizona (UA) is currently evaluating ways to mitigate the significant economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by finding ways to cut costs across all areas of the research enterprise. These include …Continue FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona

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Sustaining Software Preservation Efforts Through Use and Communities of Practice

This paper, presented at the International Digital Curation Conference, describes the University of Arizona’s project and community-centered approach to preservation through use.

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University of Arizona: Software Collection Inventory Worksheet

This completed worksheet describes the University of Arizona’s 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 …Continue University of Arizona: Software Collection Inventory Worksheet

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University of Arizona: Scenarios For Use and Access

This worksheet includes several key sets of work by the University of Arizona team: Detailing scenarios for use and access which includes: Types of stakeholders involved in each use case Defining the user’s goals or what they want to so …Continue University of Arizona: Scenarios For Use and Access

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University of Arizona: Born Digital Media Request Workflow

This document describes the steps involved in on-demand born-digital processing at University of Arizona Libraries. Steps include: Initiating a request Acquisition Research and testing Forensic capture and preservation Forensic capture Staging Photograph media Forensic processing Virus check Sensitive data scan …Continue University of Arizona: Born Digital Media Request Workflow

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University of Arizona: Commodore 64_128 Imaging Workflow

This document outlines the steps required to copy files from and create disk image of disks that were written using the Commodore 64/128. Sections include: Hardware and software requirements Installation/first-time set-up Connecting Zoom Floppy Copying Files and Programs Disconnecting the …Continue University of Arizona: Commodore 64_128 Imaging Workflow

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University of Arizona: Disk Image Format Primer WIP

This document provides a broad overview on the practical uses of disk images as they pertain to archival practices and workflows. Sections include: What is a disk image? Why are disk images useful? How are disk images created? Types of …Continue University of Arizona: Disk Image Format Primer WIP

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University of Arizona: Floppy Disk Workflow

This document describes the University of Arizona workflow for creating disk images of 3.5” and 8” floppy disks. Steps include: Pre-imaging: Cleaning and set-up Installing the Kryoflux and Software (first time) Connecting the Kryoflux to a born-digital workstation Configuring the …Continue University of Arizona: Floppy Disk Workflow

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University of Arizona: Guidelines for Storing and Handling Removable Media

This document provides a list of external resources as well as detailed information regarding the storage and handling for magnetic and optical media storage formats including: Floppy disks Internal hard disks External hard disks CD-ROM CD-R CD-RW DVD Blue-Ray Flash …Continue University of Arizona: Guidelines for Storing and Handling Removable Media

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University of Arizona: LGIRA Borrower Form

This document is a blank borrower form outlining the terms and conditions associated with borrowing materials from the LGIRA collection. The form also includes information about LGIRA including borrowing locations, contact information and co-director names.

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University of Arizona: Selection for Emulation Criteria

This document is a scan of the LGIRA cataloging procedures for any new items that are added to the collection. There are specific instructions provided for different types of materials, including: Books Game software Magazines Videotapes Edible/Potable Materials Game Hardware

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University of Arizona: LGIRA Data Entry Procedure

This document is a scan of the LGIRA cataloging procedures for any new items that are added to the collection. There are specific instructions provided for different types of materials, including: Books Game software Magazines Videotapes Edible/Potable Materials Game Hardware

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University of Arizona: ZoomFloppy Walkthrough Commodore Setup

This document provides instructions for setting up the ZoomFloppy hardware and software, which enables users to connect Commodore 1541/1571/1581 and CBM IEEE-488 drives to a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. The setup guide includes: Links to external documentation ZoomFloppy diagram …Continue University of Arizona: ZoomFloppy Walkthrough Commodore Setup

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University of Arizona: EaaS Sandbox Workflow Instructions

This workflow document outlines the steps for creating an emulation environment in the University of Arizona EaaSI sandbox. The sequence of steps assumes that the user is accessing the service for the first time. If you are returning to a …Continue University of Arizona: EaaS Sandbox Workflow Instructions

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University of Arizona: Workflow Documentation Diagram

The diagram refers to the Workflow Documentation master document linked below.

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University of Arizona: Workflow Documentation

This LGIRA workflow document includes detailed descriptions of the following stages: Appraisal: Determining the value of materials; can occur prior to or after acquisition Acquisition: Acquiring materials, physical transfer of materials from creator/owner to archive Accessioning: Process of creating a …Continue University of Arizona: Workflow Documentation

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FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona

As the project lead for the University of Arizona FCoP project team, I’ve realized that preserving and providing access to software is a lot like a jigsaw puzzle for three reasons: 1) it takes (a lot of) time to put …Continue FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona

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