University of Kentucky librarian takes digital preservation skills down under

(6 August 2015) As a part of a team from the Library of Congress, University of Kentucky Libraries sent an expert Down Under this summer to offer guidance on best practices in digital preservation.

In early June, Mary Molinaro, Director of the UK Libraries Research Data Center, traveled to Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, to serve as an instructor for the U.S. Library of Congress Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) workshops.

The DPOE program uses a “train the trainer” methodology using the DPOE Baseline Digital Preservation Curriculum to teach working professionals how to teach digital preservation skills to
other working professionals in their communities.

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