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Friday, August 16 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
SESSION 505 - Digital Preservation in State and Territorial Archives: Current State and Prospects for Improvement

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The speakers report on the findings of a 2012 CoSA-supported self-assessment of the current state of digital preservation capability of 50 state and six territorial archives. A panel representing three state archives programs with different levels of digital preservation capability enriches this summary and engages the audience through descriptions of their efforts to engage in digital preservation improvement initiatives.


Lori Ashley

Principal Consultant, Tournesol Consulting
Independent records management and digital preservation consultant with a passion for developing cross-functional approaches to jumpstart and sustain collaboration among stakeholders who share accountability for effective and efficient life cycle controls over valued records and information assets. Co-developer of the Digital Preservation Capability Maturity Model (DPCMM). Manage DigitalOK.org self-assessment site.

Charles Dollar

Principal, Dollar Consulting
Four decades experience in electronic records management and digital preservation as a historian, archivist, archival educator, and consultant. SAA and AIIM Fellow, and recipient of the Emmett J. Leahy Award

Christine Garrett

Electronic Records Archivist, Alabama Department of Archives and History

Walker Sampson

Digital Archivist, University of Colorado at Boulder
Walker Sampson is the Digital Archivist at the University of Colorado at Boulder, He is interested in digital forensics as applied to preservation practice, video game preservation, and repository software and technologies to manage born digital material in aggregate. He holds an MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in Literature from the University of Mississippi.

Mike Strom

Wyoming State Archivist, Wyoming State Archives
Michael Strom has been Wyoming State Archivist since August of 2011 and manages staff that is responsible for records management. Before arriving in Cheyenne, he was the Senior Archivist at Texas Christian University for over seven years. At TCU, he was responsible for performing or overseeing all core archival functions, including processing and collection development. Strom began his career in archives at Yale University working as a processing... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2013 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Grand Salon 9/12

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