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Maintenance of digital archives

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, B7002N
The student acquires knowledge of mainternance of digital repositories. This includes preservation strategies, as well as organisation of repositories and digital curation organisations per se.

The course covers and discusses several implementations of digital repositories (e.g. dSpace, Fedora), as well as organisation and maintenance of such repositories. The student aquires understanding of different preservation strategies, such as migration and emulation, and how different content types may influence the choice of strategies. The student also acquires knowledge on management of digital repositories as well as management of digital curation organisations, and how this influence preservation strategies, or vice versa. At the end of the course, the student will be able to suggest preservation strategies, and organisation of repositories for different types of institutions.

Duration: March-June

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Jörgen Nilsson

Jörgen Nilsson, Senior Lecturer

Organisation: Information systems, Digital Services and Systems, Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 492442