Rosetta User Group


The Rosetta User Group provides input to Ex Libris regarding all aspects of Rosetta including:

  • advice and guidance to Ex Libris on the direction and activities relating to Rosetta
  • serves as a forum for information sharing, discussion and collaborative analysis and assessment of the development of Rosetta
  • ensures that Rosetta development continues to meet the needs of the Rosetta user community and potential new customers.

The current office holders are:

Kirsty Smith (National Library of New Zealand) - RUG Chair
Chad Barker (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) - System Operations Working Group Lead
Michelle Lindlar (German National Library of Science and Technology) - Digital Preservation Working Group Lead
Dave Allen (State Library of Queensland) - Delivery & Integrations Working Group Lead
Peter McKinney (National Library of New Zealand) - Format Library Working Group Lead
Matthias Gross (Bavarian State Library) - IGeLU Rep
Teresa Soleau (Getty Research Institute) -  ELUNA Rep

About these groups:

  • System Operations  - focus is on issues related to the way Rosetta operates and how data moves through the system including material flows, content deposit, technical analyst work bench, SIP processing, and searching the  repository
  • Access and Integrations - focus is on issues related to traditional ideas of digital asset management such as delivery, publishing and access rights
  • Digital Preservation -focus is on practices of long-term digital preservation and data archiving, including the implementation and integration of as well as conformance to standards and schemas.
  • Format Library  - focus is on operating procedures, and workflows of the Rosetta Format Library