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    • LOCKSS-USDOCS: best practices for preserving digital government information James R. Jacobs jrjacobs@stanford.edu lockss-usdocs.stanford.edu lockss.org Friday October 1, 2010 10:30 - 12 Friday, October 1, 2010 1
    • Agenda • library principles and best practices • what is lockss? • lockss-usdocs? • reflection of lockss based on principles • [[slides available at slideshare.net/freegovinfo]] Friday, October 1, 2010 2
    • Principles • Forward democratic ideals • Serve public interest / public access / public control / public preservation • Serve the information needs of the community • Forward the long-term institutional viability of libraries • Promote and leverage collective action Friday, October 1, 2010 3
    • LOCKSS is ... • Distributed Digital Preservation System • Open source peer to peer (P2P) software • Standards based: OAIS, OpenURL, HTTP, WARC • content migrator to new formats as required “on the fly” at point of access • bits and bytes are continually audited and repaired Friday, October 1, 2010 4
    • Friday, October 1, 2010 5
    • LOCKSS is funded by... • LOCKSS alliance library members • LOCKSS has received funding and in-kind support from: • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation • National Science Foundation • Library of Congress • The UK's Joint Information Systems Committee • Sun Microsystems • HP Labs • Intel Research Berkeley • Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources • Stanford Computer Science Dept. • Harvard Computer Science Dept. Friday, October 1, 2010 6
    • LOCKSS Permission Statement Digital Dissemination of Access Content Packages Interest has been expressed by customers and partners in creating their own digital collections of content. This includes building digital collections by accepting digital files and metadata disseminated by GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). GPO will make available Access Content Packages (ACP’s) to download and store on local systems. For instance, for Federal depository libraries (FDL’s), this may assist in efforts to build digital collections at their libraries. GPO will continue to maintain responsibility for managing Federal content within scope of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), and providing free and permanent access to this information. LOCKSS system has permission to collect, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit. http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/bulkdata/FR/resources/lockss.html Friday, October 1, 2010 7
    • Friday, October 1, 2010 8
    • LOCKSS-USDOCS project • LOCKSS for US Documents • Replicates FDLP in the digital environment • Working toward “digital deposit” • Tamper evident Friday, October 1, 2010 9
    • Currently preserving • GPOaccess content (1991 - 2007) harvested from http://bulk.resource.org/gpo.gov/ • FDsys collections Friday, October 1, 2010 10
    • LOCKSS-USDOCS is ... Federal register, code of federal regulations, congressional record, congressional bills, congressional reports, US Code, Public&Private laws, Public Papers of the President, historic supreme court decisions, US Statutes at Large, GAO Reports, US Budget ... and more!! Friday, October 1, 2010 11
    • Participating libraries • Alaska State Library • University of Alabama [FDLP regional] • Amherst College • University of Alberta • California State University, Fresno • University of California, Berkeley • Georgia Institute of Technology • University of Illinois/Chicago • Library of Congress • University of Kentucky [regional] • Michigan State University • University of North Carolina [regional] • North Carolina State University • University of Virginia [regional] • Northeastern University • University of Wisconsin-Madison [regional] • Rice University • Vanderbilt • Stanford University • Virginia Tech Friday, October 1, 2010 12
    • Does LOCKSS-USDOCS ... • ... forward democratic ideals? • ... serve public interest / public access / public control / public preservation • ... serve the information needs of the community? • ... forward the long-term institutional viability of libraries? • ... promote and leverage collective action? Friday, October 1, 2010 13
    • What’s next? • More participants • Expand collections • Make project participant-driven Friday, October 1, 2010 14
    • Further reading • Preservation for all: LOCKSS-USDOCS and our digital future. James Jacobs and Victoria Reich, Stanford University Libraries. Documents to the People (DttP) Volume 38:3 (Fall 2010). http://freegovinfo.info/system/files/lockssusdocs-dttp38%283%29.pdf • Distributed Globally, Collected Locally: LOCKSS for Digital Government Information. Daniel Cornwall and James R. Jacobs. Against the Grain, 21(1) February, 2009. p.42-44 http://freegovinfo.info/system/files/ATG-lockss-p5-7.pdf • GPOaccess harvest report (1991 – 2007): http://bulk.resource.org/gpo.gov/Harvest_Report.html • A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation. K. Skinner and M. Schultz, Eds. (Atlanta, GA: Educopia Institute, 2010). http://www.metaarchive.org/GDDP • Several technical articles on LOCKSS at D-Lib Magazine www.dlib.org Friday, October 1, 2010 15