National Library of Australia Staff Papers, 2008

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Media Matters: developing processes for preserving digital objects on physical carriers at the National Library of Australia

Douglas Elford, Nicholas Del Pozo, Snezana Mihajlovic, David Pearson, Gerard Clifton, Colin Webb

Abstract


An article by Douglas Elford, Nicholas Del Pozo, Snezana Mihajlovic, David Pearson, Gerard Clifton and Colin Webb. The paper outlines the development of an open source software application for ingesting physical media, linking it to catalogue records, creating an accurate duplicate of the digital contents and transfer it to preservation managed digital storage. The paper and a presentation were given at on this project at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Quebec City, Canada (2008). The paper can be found at

http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla74/papers/084-Webb-en.pdf

or file 084-Webb-en.


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