Creating a Flexible Preservation Infrastructure for Electronic Records

  • Karen Estlund
  • Heather Briston
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6273)


As universities begin to address their first significant collections of electronic records, the needs of the collections often outstrip the resources and support available. This poster will illustrate the steps taken to transition and preserve a presidential electronic records collection into an university archives with limited systems support and preparation for future preservation needs. The infrastructure created was designed to quickly ingest at-risk records and allow for file migration and system evolution as future technologies are implemented.


Digital Preservation Digital Libraries Preservation Planning Institutional Archives Migration 


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  1. 1.
    Oregon Administrative Rule, Secretary of State, Archives Division, Oregon University System Records,
  2. 2.
    Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) CCSDS 650.0-B-1 Blue Book (January 2002),
  3. 3.
    DigitalPreservationEurope, DPE Repository Planning Checklist and Guidance DPED3.2 (April 2008),
  4. 4.
    Oregon Revised Statutes, ch. 192, Records, Public Reports and Meetings (Public Records Law),

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen Estlund
    • 1
  • Heather Briston
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Oregon 

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