We are very pleased to confirm that the next Digital Preservation Training Programme will take place 25-27 November 2013 at University of London Union, Room 2A (second floor).
Please see below for practical information about the course. We look forward to meeting you!
Please note this timetable may be subject to change.
Each day of the course starts at 10.00 AM and finishes around 17:00. We aim to finish earlier on the final day (around 16:00).
What to bring
We recommend that you bring a notebook along (scrap paper is needed for various exercises and tests).
You are free to bring your laptop / iPad / netbook if you wish. You won’t need it for the course, but some people prefer to take notes by laptop. WiFi is available in the venue.
The following documents are required reading and underpin many of the course modules:
- The Open Archival Information System Reference Model: Introductory Guide by Brian Lavoie (Office of Research OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., DPC Technology Watch Series Report 04-01, 2004)
- Trusted Digital Repositories: Attributes and Responsibilities RLG-OCLC Report [an RLG-OCLC Report, May 2002]
- Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification: Criteria and Checklist (OCLC 2007) pp 9-49 only.
The following documents will help you prepare for an exercise on Day One:
The following document is optional reading:
- Reference model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) [Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems, June 2012]
University of London Union
Room 2A (Second Floor)
ULU is situated in Central London with excellent transport links. Northern and Central line underground stations are within walking distance as is Euston, the main line station.
See this link for more travel information and directions.
The cost of the course is £700 excluding VAT. Please book using this page.
Please complete the booking form even if you cannot pay immediately. Cascading cancellation fees will be charged: 75% reimbursement if cancellation received 3 weeks prior to course, 50% if 2 weeks and 25% if 1 week.
Please note the course is now full and booking is closed.
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