2020 Conference Programs

Welcome to CLIR's 2020 Events!

You can browse the Virtual DLF Forum, Digital Preservation 2020, or 5 for 5: Conversations on Five Years of Digitizing Hidden Collections programs via the pull-down menu. Select a date or location to show only sessions there/then. Choose a single session's title for a more detailed view.

All content is pre-recorded. During events, videos are available to registered attendees on Aviary, and discussion is available and encouraged through the events' Slack workspace, to which registered attendees received invites in early November.

Direct links to videos in the Aviary platform appear below. Click on the link to navigate directly to a particular video.

Please note that to access videos and other conference content on Aviary, you MUST be 1) registered for an event and 2) logged into the Aviary system to see any content, and even then, content is only available AFTER its scheduled time. For example, a video that goes live at 2pm ET on November 11 is ONLY available after that time. Look carefully at the schedule below for full details.

Registration to our events is closed, but we'll release all content publicly in the weeks after our events.

Still have questions? Write to us at forum@diglib.org.

PLEASE NOTE: All times are shown in the time zone of the conference (Eastern Time).
The current conference date and time is: 1st Mar 2021, 05:38:48pm EST

Session Overview
Combo Session: #assessment #action
Thursday, 12/Nov/2020:
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Session Chair: Dan Noonan, The Ohio State University Libraries
Session Chair: Krista Oldham, Clemson University
Location: Track 1

Aviary video link (must be registered and logged in to view): https://2020clirevents.aviaryplatform.com/r/dv1cj8830x

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Updates to the NARA Digital Preservation Framework

Elizabeth England, Leslie Johnston

US National Archives and Records Administration, United States of America

Brief Abstract

In Fall 2019, NARA released a draft of its Digital Preservation Framework for public comment. We’ll discuss the past year’s work and what’s next as our holdings continue to grow. We hope by sharing about the framework and soliciting feedback, it will serve as a digital preservation community resource.

DiAGRAM - The Digital Archiving Graphical Risk Assessment Model: Rethinking Practice By Quantifying Digital Preservation Risks

David Underdown, Hannah Merwood, Alex Green

The National Archives (United Kingdom), United Kingdom

Brief Abstract

DiAGRAM is a decision support system, developed by The National Archives, the Applied Statistics & Risk Unit, and partner archives. It is based on a probabilistic graphical model that captures the complex interdependencies of risk events and allows archivists to quantitatively evaluate their impact and compare potential risk management strategies.

Passing the Puck: Taking National Action on Digital Preservation in Canada

Grant Hurley1, Corey Davis2,3

1Scholars Portal, Ontario Council of University Libraries; 2University of Victoria Libraries; 3Canadian Association of Research Libraries

Brief Abstract

How are Canadians making active plays towards digital preservation? We will present the results of the CARL Digital Preservation Working Group survey of Canadian memory institutions, and the subsequent development of three focus areas to address key gaps in their ability to safely pass digital collections into the future.