Open-Source Collaboration: A Pathway to Sustainability

Thursday, October 17 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Meeting Room 304C/D
Session Type: Professional Development
UNC Chapel Hill Libraries and DuraSpace have partnered to make digital preservation software available to a broader community. This collaboration provides a model for other institutions to gain broader adoption of their open-source software and improve long-term sustainability. This presentation will address the successes and challenges of this model.

Learn about preparing collections for digital preservation. | Develop awareness of the services DuraSpace offers to the higher education community. | Learn how to be a catalyst for this and similar collaborations.


  • Tim McGeary

    Associate University Librarian for Digital Strategies and Technology, Duke University
  • Jill Sexton

    Associate Director for Digital & Organizational Strategy, North Carolina State University

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