Final week

It has been a remarkable journey of learning new things and working directly with Digital Collection service. This was my final week of internship. I was able to accomplish the assigned projects on time. Through this internship, I have learned how to work collaboratively with other units and team members, how DCS department manages the […]

Classified

While going through the unique digital collection of Indiana University, it has been interesting to see all the historical digitized images and documents. I have come across many “classified” collection, such as unique set of Brevier Legislative Reports published biennially from 1858 to 1887, verbatim reports of the legislative history of the Indiana General Assembly […]

Digital Collection Documentation

Currently, I am working on a project called Digital Collection Documentation that I find quite intriguing. For this project, I am reviewing and documenting 70 digital collections of IU for appraisal. Based on the findings of this documentation, DCS will make decision to keep or continue those digital collection online. Working in this project, I […]

Workflow

Last week, I attended with my supervisor a zoom meeting and learned about Rip-station workflow from Digital Curator Librarians at the University of Michigan. My supervisor introduced me with this workflow earlier and I had an opportunity to see the process during the meeting. Through this workflow, it’s convenient for a curator/archivist to keep tracking […]

Tiered Digital Preservation Strategies

I have accomplished my first project about research current trends and approaches for tiered digital preservation strategies in academic libraries and archives. For this project, I have created a document with annotated bibliography that will be useful for staff in Digital Collection Service. In addition, I did draft a survey for digital preservation professionals regarding […]

Python tool

Hello! Today, I came across an interesting way to learn Python tool that can be used to implement the ingest process and submission information package creation of digital contents in the IU Libraries’ Born Digital Preservation Lab (BDPL). This tool designed to guide BDPL staff to transfer and analysis workflow steps as determined by the […]

Ingest Process

Today, I have learned how to use ingest tool for digital preservation. Using ingest tool, data can be transferred from digital content, such as floppy disk, optical media, into the repository with metadata. This migration process is a part of submission information packages. In addition, the ingest process analyzes data and identifies the sensitive information. […]

Digital Preservation Strategies

Hello! This week I am learning the current strategies of digital preservation and the repository that preserve the content in the form it was originally deposited and, for some formats, structure and functionality of the files through migration or other preservation strategies. In addition, I have comprehended the repository will provide basic services including secure […]