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Community Call: WestVault

March 15, 2018 - 9:00am


Corey Davis, the Digital Preservation Network Coordinator for the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) presented. Corey is involved in many Canadian and North American preservation projects and initiatives. His presentation focused on WestVault. WestVault is COPPUL's next generation "preservation storage as a service" LOCKSS Network. By using ownCloud and LOCKSS-O-Matic, depositors are able to drag-and-drop content for ingest, and withdraw copies as needed. Corey discussed the technical and organizational challenges associated with this approach, where LOCKSS boxes are hosted at partner institutions.


Event Sponsor: 
LOCKSS Program