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Enhancing Archivematica for Research Data Management

Where has the time gone? ....we are now one month into phase two of "Filling the Digital Preservation Gap" ....and I have spent much of this first month on holiday! Not quite a 'digital preservation gap' - just an excuse to show you my holiday snaps! So with no time to waste, here is an update on what we are doing: In phase two of our project we have two main areas of work. Locally at York and Hull we are going to be planning in more detail the proof of concept implementations of Archivematica for research data we hope to get up and running in phase three. Meanwhile over in Canada, our collaborators at Artefactual Systems are starting work on a number of sponsored developments to help move Archivematica into a better position for us to incorporate it into our implementations for managing and preserving research data. We have a project kick off call with Artefactual Systems scheduled for next week and we will be discussing our requirements and specifications for devel