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DPTP Edinburgh, March 2008

National Archives of ScotlandNational Library of ScotlandGlasgow Museums

In-house, tailored training for the National Archives of Scotland, the National Library of Scotland, the University of Edinburgh and Glasgow Museums

Modules included

  • Five stages, three legs, two documents
  • Working with OAIS
  • Preservation approaches
  • Legal issues in digital preservation
  • Tools of the trade (including Institutional repositories)
  • Preservation metadata
  • Access metadata
  • Costs and risk management
  • Case study: NDAD
  • Case study: Web archiving
  • Case study: PRIMO
  • Certification and outsourcing
  • How to influence the organisational mission and strategy
  • Where do you go from here?


  • “Well presented. Gave good background and grounding for future preservation requirements.”
  • “Well put together and organised in a manner that will be easily accessible in the future.”
  • “Very useful course with a lot of information. Length was about right and well structured.”