Preserving Digital Content in the Academic Preservation Trust

Friday, October 30 | 10:10AM–11:00AM | Sagamore Ballroom 4
Session Type: Professional Development

The Academic Preservation Trust's community approach to safekeeping scholarly content achieved a milestone in late 2014 when its cloud-based repository opened. We'll discuss what this consortium of research libraries is then talk with member institutions about their experiences and brainstorm ideas for future APTrust services for all institutions.

Outcomes: Learn about the APTrust and its place in the digital preservation ecosystem * Understand the costs and human effort required to deposit content * Understand how the community shapes future APTrust services


  • Jon Dunn

    Assistant Dean for Library Technologies, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Chip German

    Retired Program Director, Academic Preservation Trust, University of Virginia
  • Salwa Ismail

    ‚ÄčAssociate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Information Technology and Associate CIO for UC Berkeley Library, University of California, Berkeley

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