Scotland

Digital Preservation for Scottish Local Authorities

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This National Records of Scotland event will launch the new digital preservation tools developed for Scottish local authorities.

These guidance and capacity planning tools are the product of a 12 month project and are designed to assist local authority archivists and record managers get started with digital preservation.

The event is aimed at those currently working within Scottish local authorities, however other interested parties are also welcome to attend

The agenda for the day will be

10.30 – 11.00 Registration and coffee

11.00 – 11.15 Welcome from Laura Mitchell, Deputy Keeper & Head of Records & Archives, NRS

11.15 – 11.30 Introduction from Jane Brown, NRS Local Authorities Liaison

11.30 – 12.00 Background to digital preservation tools project from Ruth Marr and Penny Wright

12.00 – 12.45 Guidance to getting started with digital preservation from Penny Wright

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 14.30 Introduction to digital preservation capacity planning tool from Ruth Marr

14.30 – 15.00 Q&A

15.00 – 15.15 Wrap up from Susan Corrigall, Head of Digital Records, NRS

An alternative date for this event is in Aberdeen on August 8 and can be found here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-preservation-for-scottish-local-authorities-aberdeen-tickets-35752885844

Speakers:
Laura Mitchell, Deputy Keeper & Head of Records & Archives, NRS Jane Brown, NRS Local Authorities Liaison Ruth Marr Penny Wright Susan Corrigall, Head of Digital Records, NRS
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