Team met via Phone for initial meeting on 1/11/10. Subgroup formed to immediately begin work on cloud an offline storage.
Launch meeting held in person on 2/3/10. Subgroups formed to tackle issues in charge. Post meeting contacted other interested individuals who are still willing help DST out. Subgroups reporting back to DST March 5, 2010.
to be held June 4, 2010 at White Stag
Presenters are being recruited
Applied for pilot in DuraSpace experiment; expect response late February/ early March 2010
Looking into other options while waiting to hear from Duraspace
5 institutions identified for pilot project
Group is working on instructions; pilot to begin spring 2010
Looking into sending individuals (2) to national training Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboratives in April. BCR, LYRASIS and OCLC are presenting this new workshop, partially funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Contacting vendors on basic training that may be offered to members
Subgroup looking at standards and policy recommendations
Hosting (Institutional Repository)
Will create series of small webinars on options of systems for Deans/Directors to review
Moving forward on WSU offering to host via DSpace
Continued to look at outside hosting options for different systems
May also look at hosted Open Journal Systems
Scanning & reformatting
Create list of vendors used by members
Create a pilot using audio conversion to test out pricing advantages on the consortial level
Consulted with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and will continue to look at relationship opportunities. Jodi will be meeting with UIUC folks at Webwise to further discussions
- Subgroup looking at best benefit that the Alliance/NWDA can contribute and benefit in such a project