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DPTP

Migration of file formats: understanding loss and how to manage it

This course is brought to you by the CoSector Digital Preservation team, providers of the original Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) since 2005. We have expanded elements from our modules on Preservation Approaches, Migration and File Formats to create this detailed and focussed all-new course.

 

Topic Areas Covered

  • Introduction: the risks of file format migration
  • Migration as a method in the context of digital preservation
  • Selecting formats, selecting tools
  • Migration of a word-processed file (demo)
  • Embedded properties and invisible losses
  • Image files
  • Acceptance criteria: the method
  • Other migration considerations for long-term preservation
  • What can we do about migration losses?
  • Conclusion

 

Start time: 09:00

End time: 17:00

StartEndPlaces LeftCourse Fee 
Migration of file formats: understanding loss and how to manage it
20/06/201720/06/2017£300.00[Read More]