CCI WORKSHOP: MODERN INFORMATION CARRIERS AND DIGITAL PRESERVATION
Wednesday, February 8 – Thursday, February 9, 2017
Toronto International Film Festival, 350 King St West, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3X5
Presented in partnership with the Ontario Museums Association and Canadian Conservation Institute.
The Ontario Association of Art Galleries and the Ontario Museum Association present Modern Information Carriers and Digital Preservation, a Canadian Conservation Institute Workshop. This workshop discusses preservation of physical carriers and best practices for preserving digital information. Topics covered include the structure, composition and format of various types of modern information recording media. Deterioration, longevity and appropriate storage and handling recommendations are discussed. Also covered are tools for taking stock of existing digital assets and for developing digital preservation policies, plans and procedures. Software and hardware solutions for digital preservation in small to medium-sized heritage institutions are also recommended.