What tools do you currently use? Where does your collection reside? What is your information workflow like?
Ellysa Stern Cahoy & Scott P. McDonald. Personal Scholarly Workflow.
Marshall’s user challenges Accumulation Distribution Curation Long-term accessMarshall, C., Bly, S., Brun-Cottan, F., (2007). The Long Term Fate of OurDigital Belongings : Toward a Service Model for Personal Archives. Arxivpreprint arXiv:0704.3653. Retrieved fromhttp://cdsweb.cern.ch/record/1032046
Personal Archiving Outreach and Instruction Saving (Scanning) Your Digital Memories workshops Personal Archiving Day For more info, see:http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/personalarchiving/
Mellon Personal Scholarly Archiving Grant 2012-2013 Ethnographic study of Penn State faculty in sciences, education, humanities Identifying critical literacies surrounding personal scholarly library management Highlighting the role of liaison librarians in helping users build, manage, and mine their personal collections
What are the critical challenges for your users?How can you best help your users manage their personalinformation collections?
3 copies of every important file— more copies are better Save at least two copies on different types of storage mediaSave one copy in a different location from where you are
What will remain of your work in 50 / 100 / 200years?What should remain?How can we preserve the important stuff?