Friday, August 15 • 10:30am - 11:45am
SESSION 401 - Ensuring Access to the Bits: Archival Application of Digital Forensics

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Digital forensics tools and techniques have become an area of both research and application in archival repositories. Among evolving best practices for electronic records, forensic methodologies have gained favor for the unique ways in which they address core issues of the archival enterprise, including authenticity, reliability, appraisal, preservation, and access. Panelists discuss current archival uses of forensic hardware and software, examine what has and has not been successful, and look to future developments.

Lee: The Archival Digital Forensics Landscape: Recent Activities and Future Possibilities
Mennerich: Tune In, Turn on, Boot Up: Managing Timothy Leary’s Born-Digital Records
Peterson: 0 to 1: Planning for and Initiating Forensic Workflows
Schaefer: We’re All Digital Archivists: Forensic Techniques in Everyday Practice

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Cal Lee

University of North Carolina
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Donald Mennerich

Digital Archivist, New York Public Library

Christie Peterson

Records Management & Digital Archivist, Johns Hopkins University
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Sibyl Schaefer

Digital Preservation Analyst for Research Data Curation; Chronopolis Program Manager, University of California, San Diego
Sibyl Schaefer is the Chronopolis Program Manager and Digital Preservation Analyst for the University of California, San Diego. She has spent much of her career working with archival systems for arrangement, description, and preservation. She has been recognized as an Emerging Leader... Read More →

Friday August 15, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
Marriott Salon 3 [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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