DAS Curriculum Suggested Readings List, by Tier
Please note that if a course is not included on the list, there are no additional readings and you should review your workbooks, handouts and notes only.
F7: Digital Curation: Creating an Environment for Success
- Digital Curation: A How-to-do-it Manual, Ross Harvey, Facet Publishing, 2010
- The Curation Lifecycle Model, Digital Curation Centre, 2008.
- ISO Standard for Trustworthy Digital Repositories (ISO16363:2012)
F8a: Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records - Part I
- Brian F. Lavoie, The Open Archival Information System Reference Model: Introductory Guide. DPC Technology Watch Series Report 04-01. Digital Preservation Coalition
(UK): January 2004. http://www.dpconline.org/component/docman/doc_download/91-introduction-to-oais
- Ben Goldman, “Bridging the Gap: Taking Practical Steps Toward Managing Born-Digital Collections in Manuscript Repositories,” RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage, no.12, vol. 1 (2011): 11-24. http://rbm.acrl.org/content/12/1/11.full.pdf
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard. Second Edition. Chicago: Society of American Archivists: 2013. Read Statement of Principles, Overview of Archival Description, and Introduction. Skim Chapters 1-8. http://www2.archivists.org/standards/describing-archives-a-content-standard-second-edition-dacs
- Julianna Barrera-Gomez and Ricky Erway, “Walk This Way: Detailed Steps for Accessioning Born-Digital Content from Media You Can Read In-house,” OCLC Research Reports, 2013 http://www.oclc.org/research/publications/library/2012/2012-06r.html#walkthisway
- J. Gordon Daines III, “Processing Digital Records and Manuscripts,” Module 2 in Trends in Archival Arrangement and Description, edited by Christopher J. Prom and Thomas J Frusciano, AFSII Module Series (Chicago, IL: Society of American Archivists, 2012).
TST2: Accessioning and Ingest of Electronic Records
TST3: Arrangement and Description of Electronic Records - Part II
- Brian Lavoie and Richard Garnter, Preservation Metadata, Digital Preservation Coalition Technology Watch Report 05-01. Digital Preservation Coalition (UK): September 2005. http://www.dpconline.org/advice/technology-watch-reports (Note: A second edition of this report is currently under preparation).
- AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship. University of Hull, Stanford University, University of Virginia, Yale University: January 2012. http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/aims/whitepaper.
- Michael Forstrom, “Managing Electronic Records in Manuscript Collections: A Case Study from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,” The American Archivist 72:2 (Fall/Winter 2009): 460-477. http://archivists.metapress.com/content/b82533tvr7713471/
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard (Draft Revision, July 2012), Chapter 9, “Authority Records.” http://www2.archivists.org/standards/describing-archives-a-content-standard-second-edition-dacs
TST4: Digital Repositories
New Roles for New Times: Digital Curation for Preservation
TST5: Preserving Digital Archives: Concepts and Competencies
- Digital Preservation Management: Implementing Short-Term Strategies for Long-Term Solutions, online tutorial developed for the Digital Preservation Management Course, developed and maintained by Cornell University Library, 2003-2006; extended and maintained by ICPSR, 2007-on. Available at: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/dpm/
- Galloway, Patricia. “Digital Archiving.” In Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, edited by Marcia Bates and Mary Niles Maack. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2009.
TST7: Developing Specifications and RFPs for Record Keeping Systems
- Clegg, Helen and Susan Montgomery. “How to Write an RFP for Information Products.” Information Outlook 10.6 (Jun 2006): 23-24, 27-30, 33. Print. (Available here.)
- Porter-Roth, Bud. “Writing a RIM Request for Proposal.” Information Management Journal 40.5 (Sep/Oct 2006): 70-74. Print. (Available here.)
- Weidenhammer, John. “ABCs for RFPs.” Government Procurement 16.1 (Feb 2008): 22-23. Print. (Available here.)
- An Overview of the RFP Process for Nonprofits and Libraries. Techsoup: the technology place for nonprofits.
- Glick, Kevin and Eliot Wilczek. Fedora and the Preservation of University Records Project. Requirements for Trustworthy Recordkeeping Systems and the Preservation of Electronic Records in a University Setting. Yale University and Tufts University. September 2006.
- Government of South Australia. Electronic Document and Records Systems (EDRMS) Functional Specification Standard. Version 3.1, 2009.
- State Library of Ohio, OHIONET, 2008. Statewide Resource Sharing Request for Purchase.
TST10: Inreach and Outreach for Digital Archives
T&S1: Achieving Email Account Preservation with XML
T&S3: Digital Forensics for Archivists - Part I and II
- Kirschenbaum, Matthew G., Richard Ovenden, and Gabriela Redwine.
“Digital Forensics and Born-Digital Content in Cultural Heritage Collections." Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2010.
- Woods, Kam, Christopher A. Lee, and Simson Garfinkel. “Extending Digital Repository Architectures to Support Disk Image Preservation and Access.”
In JCDL '11: Proceeding of the 11th Annual International ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 57-66. New York, NY: ACM Press, 2011.
- Woods, Kam, Christopher Lee, and Sunitha Misra. “Automated Analysis and Visualization of Disk Images and File Systems for Preservation.” In Proceedings of Archiving 2013 (Springfield, VA: Society for Imaging Science and Technology, 2013), 239-244.
TR2: Managing Electronic Records in Archives and Special Collections
- AIMS Work Group. 2012. AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional
Model for Stewardship. https://dcs.library.virginia.edu/files/2013/02/AIMS_final_text.pdf
- Davis, S. (2008 Spring/Summer) Electronic Records Planning in “Collecting” Repositories. American Archivist, 71, 167-189
- Dow, Elizabeth. Electronic Records in the Manuscript Repository. Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2009.
- Forstrom, Michael “Managing Electronic Records in Manuscript Collections: A Case Study from the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library,” American Archivist 72, no. 2 (2009): 460-477.
- Pearce-Moses, R. & Kaczmarek, J. (2005, Spring). An Arizona Model for Preservation and Access of Web Documents. Originally published in DttP: Documents to the People 33(1), 17–24. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/multimedia/documents/azmodel.pdf
- Prom, C. & Swain, E. (2007 Fall/Winter). From College Democrats to the Falling Illini: Identifying, Appraising, and Capturing Student Organization Websites. American Archivist, 70, 344-363.
- Jantz, R., & Giarlo, M. (2005, June). Digital Preservation: Architecture and Technology for Trusted Digital Repositories. D-Lib Magazine, 11(6). http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june05/jantz/06jantz.html
- Lynch, C. (2003). Institutional Repositories: Essential Infrastructure for Scholarship in the Digital Age. ARL Bimonthly
TR3: Digital Curation Planning and Sustainable Futures
- Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (ANADP), volume editor: Nancy Y McGovern, series editor: Katherine Skinner, Educopia, 2012. Free PDF download at: http://www.educopia.org/publishing
- Envisioning an International Community of Practice: An Introduction
Digital Preservation Management Workshop Online Tutorial, online since 2003 with regular updates. Available at: http://dpworkshop.org/