The FLICC Preservation Working Group is pleased to sponsor a program on GPO's FDsys. Many of you have followed the development of FDsys in the last several years. Kate Zwaard, lead program planner for digital preservation, and David Walls, Preservation Librarian, will delve more into the details of the design of the system, authentication, auditing the system (TRAC - trusted repositories audit and certification) and assessing user communities.
The program is free, but registration is required. To register, send a message directly to Anne Harrison on [log in to unmask]
Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Place: Mumford Room, 6th Floor, James Madison Building
The Library of Congress Washington, D.C. 20540
Metro/Directions: Capitol South (Orange & Blue Lines)
Sponsor: FLICC Preservation Working Group
Information: Call Anne Harrison (202) 707-4834 - TTY (202) 707-4995.
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Cancellations: Please call Anne Harrison at (202) 707-4834 if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.
David Walls is the Preservation Librarian for the U.S. Government Printing Office, responsible for developing preservation initiatives for the Federal Depository Library Program, including an internal audit of GPO’s digital repository, FDsys. Prior to coming to GPO, he was the Preservation Librarian for Yale University where he developed and managed the Reformatting and Media Preservation Program. He also led the digitization of primary source materials from 16th century legal manuscripts to home movies of the Cuban Revolution. He is a graduate of the former University of Texas Preservation Program where he studied under Paul Banks, Carolyn Harris, and David Gracy III.
Kate Zwaard is the lead program planner for the digital preservation features of the Federal Digital System, a state-of-the-art content repository and public access system. Her areas of focus include metadata management, content authentication, and IT project management. She serves on the PREMIS editorial committee. Kate graduated from the University of Maryland with a double major in political science and journalism with a concentration in statistics.
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