Digital Preservation Ontario Consortium of University Libraries (OCUL)

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Digital Preservation Ontario Consortium of University Libraries (OCUL). Caitlin Tillman OCUL IR Chair With notes from Kathy Scardellato, OCUL Executive Director. Outline. What is Scholars Portal? How does it work with OCUL? OCUL Preservation Efforts, Process and Challenges. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Digital PreservationOntario Consortium of University Libraries (OCUL)Caitlin TillmanOCUL IR ChairWith notes from Kathy Scardellato, OCUL Executive Director

  • OutlineWhat is Scholars Portal? How does it work with OCUL?OCUL Preservation Efforts, Process and Challenges.Why would OCUL want a TDR?

  • Server Room at the University of Toronto Libraries

  • Scholars PortalEstablished in 2001, Scholars Portal is a shared technological infrastructure providing access & archiving for e-resources belonging to OCUL membersRepositories: 13,000+ full-text journals: 26M+ articles460,000+ e-booksSocial sciences and geospatial dataResearch, teaching & learning support tools

  • Role of OCULLeverage joint resources to negotiate, purchase and steward a collection of electronic resourcesNegotiating local loading 175+ licensesModel Licenses, including a local load clause, for eJournals, eBooks, and DataBuild & maintain the Scholars Portal service to provide access to and archive eResoures

  • Scholars Portal Goal:Trusted Digital Repository

    A Digital Preservation system that can ensure the Integrity, Authenticity and Usability of the materials in our collection now and in the future

  • Digital Preservation Model- Nancy McGovern, ICPSROrganizational InfrastructureLicensing Responding to needs of community (defining a designated community)MandateTechnological InfrastructureIntegrity of CollectionUnderstandabilityAccessibilityResources (Sustainability)BudgetsSuccession planning

  • Scholars Portal Designated CommunityPrimary user community: 21 OCUL member institutionsScholars Portals non-OCUL subscribersSecondary user communities: Students, faculty, staff and other user groupsAuthorized user communities for non-OCUL subscriber institutionsTertiary user communities: Information producers, including publishers, & creators of data preserved in Scholars PortalGeneral publicaccessing freely available content through Scholars Portal

  • OCUL Process for TDR certificationShared goals setting for OCUL membersInternal scan (policies and practices)Policy developmentStrategic and implementation plansApprovalsDocumentationRequest for audit

  • 2012 Scholars Portal TDR Audit Scope & StatusScope: Scholars Portal Journals repositoryStatusJanuary 16th, 2012 startApril site visitEnd of May preliminary findings report

  • Why TDR certification?Accountability

    Collection Stewardship

    Establish and stimulate discussions of digital preservation in Canada

  • Contact Information & QuestionsOCUL TDR Documents at:

    Caitlin Tillman

    Steve Marks, Digital Preservation Policy Librarian,