we can’t save everything) •Materials quality matters! •Problem discovery and remediation •Crisis management •Chief problems: staﬀ, $$$, organizational commitment Photo: “Where I Teach” http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/eklektikos/2541408630/ Todd Ehlers / CC-BY 2.0 Many of the same ideas apply...
by NASA archivists to serve NASA archivists, inexplicably adopted as “standard” •IS NOT ALL THAT AND A BAG OF CHIPS •(personally? I greatly dislike it.) •Has become foundational jargon, which means •… some jerkish people write you oﬀ if you don’t know it •… some even more jerkish people try to use it to confuse you •So let’s look at it, as jerk repellent, okay? •Credit goes to Digital POWRR for next ﬁve slides
(formerly TRAC) •Despite the name, covers a LOT more than storage technology! •Budget •Staﬃng •Contingency plans •Great! So how do you get audited and certiﬁed? •Bluntly: you probably don’t. This is Big Time and Money. ✔
becomes such a monster! •Two things you need to know ﬁrst: •why you’re preserving what you’re preserving, and •what you’re preserving it against. •Libraries and archives: your collection policy should inform the ﬁrst question. •The second question is your “threat model.” •Or your list of risks to manage. Whichever ﬂoats your boat.
•http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november05/rosenthal/ 11rosenthal.html •If you’re new to this, or trying to ﬁnd your feet, this is the best short introduction I know. •The list of threats is outstanding. Photo: “Bottoms Up! - Duck; San Anton Gardens, Malta” http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/foxypar4/3123113762/ John Haslam / CC-BY 2.0
are often avoidable. •You just demonstrated that you already know how to deal with several of them! •Show you that even should you fall prey to one or more of them, that doesn’t have to be the end of the story.