Sarah Romkey is a a graduate of the Dual MAS/MLIS program at University of British Columbia (2008). As Archivematica Program Manager, she is responsible for community management, requirements gathering, testing and release management for Archivematica, an open-source software solution for digital preservation. Prior to working for Artefactual Systems, she was an archivist for the Rare Books and Special Collections division at UBC Library, where she was an early adopter of Archivematica and AtoM software.
Archivematica: Open Source for Digital Preservation
Archivematica Program Manager, Artefactual Systems
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Blackboard Colloquia URL: join live session
Archivematica is a freely available, open source digital preservation solution. By bundling together open-source digital preservation tools into one interface, Archivematica provides archivists and digital curators the ability to process digital materials in any format and make standards-compliant packages for preservation. This presentation will give an introduction to Archivematica, how it is being used by institutions large and small, and discuss the importance of open-source for digital preservation.