Papers and Presentations

This page contains a list of research papers and presentations from the PRC Team.

 

Year 2017

Gattuso, J. 2017, Preservation actions: Where we started and, where do we go from here? [PDF, 404 KB]. SAGE Journals. [This links to a pre-published version of the paper]. Available at:http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0955749017725437. (external link)

 

Year 2016

Mosely, S., Moran, J., McKinney, P., Gattuso, J., 2016. Conceptualising Optimal Digital Preservation and Effort [PDF, 432 KB], conference paper given at iPRES 2016, Bern, Switzerland.

Knight, S., 2016. Digital preservation, provenance and Rosetta [PDF, 163 KB], presentation given at the Rosetta Advisory Group meeting, 6-8 June 2016, New York, USA.

Mosely, S., 2016. Digital preservation and provenance: A discussion paper [PDF, 1.4 MB], paper presented at the Rosetta Advisory Group meeting, 6-8 June 2016, New York, 2016.

Year 2015

Gattuso, J. & Moran, J. 2015. Beyond the Binary: Pre-Ingest Preservation of Metadata. [PDF, 548 KB] conference paper given at iPRES 2015Chapel Hill, USA.

Oliver, G. & Knight, K., 2015. Storage is a Strategic Issue: Digital Preservation in the Cloud (external link) .  D-Lib Magazine, Vol 21 (2), Number 3/4.

Year 2014

McKinney, et al. 2014,Reimagining the Format Model: Introducing the Work of the NSLA Digital Preservation Technical Registry. [PDF, 1.7 MB] New Review of Information Networking, Vol 19 (2). p 96-123. [This links to a pre-published version of the paper.]

McKinney, et al. 2014, A next generation technical registry: moving practice forward, paper [PDF, 539 KB] and presentation [PDF, 1.6 MB] given at iPRES 2014, Melbourne 6-10 October 2014.

Rosin, L. & Smith, K., 2014.Then and Now: The Evolution of Digital Preservation and Collecting Requirements Over a Decade [PDF, 71 KB] conference paper given at iPRES 2014, Melbourne 6-10 October 2014.

Gattuso, J. & McKinney, P., 2014. Converting Wordstar to HTML 4 [PDF, 1.2 MB], conference paper given at iPRES 2014, Melbourne 6-10 October 2014.

Wu, C., 2014. Storage architecture and challenges at the National Library of New Zealand [PDF, 908 KB]. presentation given at the Library of Congress Storage Architecture 2014 meeting in Washington DC, Sept 22-23.

Year 2013

McKinney, P., 2013. Preserving webharvests at the National Library of New Zealand [PDF, 1.9 MB], presentation given at the Technological development of web resources and using digital preservation Conference. Beijing, China.

Rosin, L., 2013. Applying theoretical archival principles and policies to actual born digital collections, [PDF, 196 KB] paper given at the LIBER 42nd Annual Conference. Munich, Germany.

Sajwan, S., 2013. Securing the future: Digital Preservation at the National Library of New Zealand [PDF, 737 KB]. [Brochure]

Wu, C., 2013. Adoption of Infrastructure-as-a-Service at the National Library of New Zealand. paper [PDF, 629 KB] and presentation [PDF, 1019 KB] given at IS&T Archiving 2013.

Year 2012

Gattuso, J., 2012a. Evaluating the historical persistence of DROID asserted PUIDs [PDF, 3.1 MB].

Gattuso, J., 2012b. Full results for DROID version 6 ''Max Byte Scan'' tests [PDF, 3.3 MB].

Gattuso, J., 2012c. Main results of the DROID verson tests [PDF, 6 MB].

Gattuso, J., 2012d.'Persistently' Identifying Formats PRONOM, DROID and the NDHA [PDF, 1.6 MB], presentation given at Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group. Dublin, Ireland.

Gattuso, J., 2012e. Throughput efficiencies and misidentification risks in DROID [PDF, 967 KB].

Jailani, H. & McKinney, P., 2011. Compliance Conundrums: Implementing PREMIS at two National Libraries [PDF, 128 KB], paper given at the Archiving 2012 conference. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Knight, S. (2012).  A short story about XML schemas, digital preservation and format libraries. (external link) International Journal of Digital Curation. Vol. 7, No. 1, pp 72-80.
(external link)

(external link)


Knight, S., 2012a. Digital Preservation and the Role of UNESCO: 10 Years On [PDF, 1.6 MB], presentation given at The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation. Vancouver, Canada.

Knight, S., 2012b. National Library of New Zealand, Digital Preservation and the Role of UNESCO [PDF, 166 KB].

Knight, S., 2012c. Digital Preservation: 10 years on [PDF, 1.4 MB]. Keynote presentation given at iPres 2012 conference Preserving for the future.Toronto, Canada. 

McKinney, P., 2012 From Hobbyist to Industrialist. Challenging the DP Community Available at https://digitalpreservationchallenges.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/mckinney.pdf (external link)

NDHA Team, 2012. Rosetta demonstration presentation slides [PDF, 2.6 MB], presentation given at Future Perfect. Wellington, New Zealand.

Wu, C., 2012. Embedding Digital Preservation across the Organisation: A Case Study of Internal Collaboration in the National Library of New Zealand [PDF, 700 KB], paper given at IS&T Archiving. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Year 2011

Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga & National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, 2011. Joint Digital Preservation Strategy [PDF, 428 KB].

McKinney, P., 2011. Preservation MD at National Library of New Zealand [PDF, 2 MB], presentation given at the 8th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects. Singapore.

Wu, C., 2011. Conference Review – ARCHIVING 2011 [PDF, 95 KB].

Year 2010

DeVorsey, K. & McKinney, P., 2010. 'Digital Preservation in Capable Hands: taking control of risk assessment at the National Library of New Zealand' [PDF, 478 KB]Information Standards Quarterly, 22(2), pp.41–44.

McKinney, P., 2010a. Preservation Planning: A Comparison between Two Implementations [PDF, 1.6 MB], presentation given at the 7th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects. Vienna, Austria.

McKinney, P., 2010b. You did what to it? The concept of acceptable change in a preservation repository [PDF, 4.7 MB], presentation given at the Future Perfect ConferenceWellington, New Zealand.

Knight, S., 2010. Developing a digital preservation programme at a national library [DOC, 223 KB], INTL-DPIF '10 Proceedings of the 1st International Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework Symposium, Article 2.

Year 2009

DeVorsey, K., Wu, C. & McKinney, P., 2009. Risk and Reward. A method of for measuring format obsolescence in a preservation repository [PDF, 4.6 MB], poster presented at the Sixth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects. San Francisco, USA.

DeVorsey, K. & McKinney, P., 2009a. One Man's Obsoleteness is Another Man's Innovation: A Risk Analysis Methodology for Digital Collections [PDF, 1.2 MB], paper presented at IS&T Archiving. pp. 101–106. Washington D.C., USA.

DeVorsey, K. & McKinney, P., 2009b. "What is it and what the hell are we supposed to do with it ?” A happy-go-lucky walk through preservation functionality [PDF, 2.5 MB], paper presented at International Perspectives on Digital Preservation. Wellington, New Zealand.

Knight, S., 2009. Early learnings from the National Library of New Zealand's National Digital Heritage Archive project [PDF, 131 KB]. World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Council.

Knight, S., 2009. From OAIS to DPS to NDHA [PDF, 355 KB].In Archiving 2009: Preservation Strategies and Imaging Technologies for Cultural Heritage Institutions and Memory Organizations: Final Program and Proceedings: General Chair, William LeFurgy, p. 1-3. Society for Imaging Science and Technology, Springfield, VA.

Year 2008

Knight, S., 2008. From theory to practice: Digital preservation at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matāuranga o Aoetaroa [PDF, 227 KB]. World Library and Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference and Council.

DeVorsey, K. & McKinney, P., 2008. National Library and Digital Preservation, [PDF, 1.2 MB] presentation given at the National Digital Forum 2008, 27-28 Nov 2008, Auckland, New Zealand.

Pre-2008

Knight, S., 2007. Web archiving from your desktop? [PDF, 406 KB] InfoRMAA Quarterly, Vol 23 (2), p 40-43. 

Knight, S., 2006. Networking for digital preservation: Current practice in 15 national libraries (external link) . IFLA Publications; 119. p 155 -166 [PDF, 352 KB].

Knight, S., 2005. Preservation metadata: National Library of New Zealand experience [PDF, 261 KB]. Library Trends, Vol 54 (1). p 91-110.

Knight, S., 2004. Preservation: The urgency? A case study from the National Library of New Zealand. In F. M. Bischoff, H. Hofman, & S. Ross (Eds.), Metadata in preservation: Selected papers from an ERPANET seminar at the Archives School Marburg, 3–5 September 2003 (Veröffentlichungen der Archivschule Marburg, Institute für Archivwissenschaft, Nr. 40) (pp. 39–58). Marburg: Archivschule.

Knight, S., 2003. A brief introduction to digital preservation, [PDF, 136 KB] paper presented at the Oceans of Opportunity Whakawhitihia te Moana: Annual Conference of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.

Knight, S., 2001.Digitisation, Knowledge, and Metadata: The National Library of New Zealand as a Case Study (external link) . Auckland University of Technology. Working Papers in Communication Research, Vol 1 (1).

National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, 2003. Metadata Standards Framework – Preservation Metadata (Revised). [PDF, 1.7 MB]

National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, 2003. Metadata Standards Framework – Metadata Implementation Schema [PDF, 1.1 MB].

Legacy Documents

Our digital preservation system is based on a series of business requirements [PDF, 577 KB] [PDF, 577 KB] and functional specification  [ZIP, 2.9 MB][Zip, 2.9 MB] documents developed by the National Library from 2004 to 2006. For more background information please refer to the following documents:

 

Media release archive

3 August 2016: Born Digital 2016: National Library of New Zealand celebrates inaugural digital preservation week (external link) (Scoop)
“The National Library of New Zealand together with libraries across Australia will celebrate the inaugural digital preservation week, Born Digital 2016, from August 8 – 12. Born Digital 2016 aims to raise awareness of the importance of preserving digital content for the public good and as a record of New Zealand’s and Australia’s history in digital form.”




- 09 April, 2013: National Library ahead of UK in web harvesting   (external link) (Computerworld)

- 12 September, 2012: National Library Collects One Million Digital Treasures   (external link) (The Library of Congress)

- 05 January, 2011: New Zealand Develops New Tools, Policies for Digital Preservation   (external link) (The Library of Congress)

- 04 November, 2008: The Ex Libris Digital Preservation System Goes Live at the National Library of New Zealand   (external link) (Ex Libris) 

 

 Team 2008

Members of the NDHA Programme with Penny Carnaby, chief executive of the National Library of New Zealand after the system went live at the National Library, October 2008.

 

 

 

Back to top