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Thursday, April 30 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Email Archives: Challenges and Opportunities

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In August 2018, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) published a report from the Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives, assessing efforts to date and suggesting a research and development agenda to guide email preservation work. In response, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation sponsored four follow-on grants. This session will describe work taking place under three of those grants and will assess ways to extend the current research agenda. The ePADD project will be discussed, including a re-designed user interface and the development of a multi-institutional email discovery platform. It will also cover a review of work centered at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, including discussion of a draft framework of technical requirements for archiving emails in PDF format, which is being developed by a community of experts including representatives from the PDF Association and industry partners. The presentation will include a survey of the current state of email archives practice and describe opportunities for community-driven research and implementation proposals, to be funded under a $700,000 regrant program, “Email Archives: Building Capacity and Community.”
https://www.cni.org/topics/digital-curation/email-archives-challenges-and-opportunities

Speakers
avatar for Chris Prom

Chris Prom

Associate Dean for Digital Strategies, University Library University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chris Prom is Assistant University Archivist and Andrew S. G. Turyn Professor at the Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, as well as co-chair of the Task Force on Technical Approaches to Email Archives.
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Sally DeBauche

Digital Archivist, Stanford University


Thursday April 30, 2020 1:30pm - 2:00pm EDT