Australasia Preserves: Digital Preservation Community of Practice

Past Event

Thursday, 26 July 2018 - 9:30am to 1pm

Australasia Preserves: Digital Preservation Community of Practice

Following the inaugural Australasia Preserves event hosted by the University of Melbourne in February 2018, the State Library of NSW is pleased to host the second learning and networking event for individuals undertaking or interested in digital preservation in the Australasian region.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about recent digital preservation initiatives and activities from organisations across GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums). Sharing expertise and knowledge, the event is aimed at anyone actively working, or interested, in digital preservation (eg. librarians, archivists, information managers, recordkeeping professionals, senior managers, technical staff, etc).


This event will be live streamed:




09:30-09:35 – Welcome

09:35-10:45 – Lightning talks

10:45-11:30 – Networking morning tea supported by Ignite Services

11:30-12:30 – Panel discussion

12:30-13:00 – Open discussion/questions



Lightning Talks:

1. From backlog to BAU: Digital Preservation Progress at SLNSW
Matthew Burgess, Digital Collections Analyst, State Library of NSW

2. Two Years of Implementing Digital Preservation: What We Did and What’s Next
Jaye Weatherburn, Digital Preservation Officer, University of Melbourne

3. Variable media: negotiating obsolescence and artist intent
Asti Sherring, Time-Based Art Conservator, Art Gallery of NSW

4. Social Media Archiving
Terry Jolliffe, Project Officer, Digital Archives, NSW State Archives & Records Authority

5. From Woe to Go to Woah: Implementing Digital Preservation at the Nelson Mandela Foundation
Tenille Hands, Digitisation Project Officer, Archives & Dialogue, Nelson Mandela Foundation, 2015-16

6. Domesday Preppers
Sharyn Wise, Research Data Manager, University of Technology Sydney

7. Mass Digitisation - the Good, the Bad and the Aftermath
Rahnee Alvarez, AV Outsourcing Project Manager, National Archives of Australia



Panel Discussion:

Digitisation is not digital preservation. Or is it?

Panel Moderator:

- Euwe Ermita, Manager, Digital Library Systems & Services, State Library of NSW

Panel Members:

- Joanna Fleming, Digital Curation Specialist, State Library of NSW

- Ross Harvey, Adjuct Professor, Monash University

- Anna Henry, Senior Project Officer, Digital Engagement, Art Gallery of NSW

- Julia Mant, President, Australian Society of Archivists

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