Preserv 2 final report 'candid and realistic'
The final report from the Preserv 2 project has been described by the JISC programme manager responsible for funding the project, Neil Grindley, as ‚ÄĚcandid and realistic about the ... more
Project Partners

Oxford University Library Services ECS, University of Southampton The National Archives
Project Advisors
The British Library
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PRESERV 2 is funded by JISC within its capital programme in response to the September 06 call (Circular 04/06), Repositories and Preservation strand

PRESERV was originally funded by JISC within the 4/04 programme Supporting Digital Preservation and Asset Management in Institutions, theme 3: Institutional repository infrastructure development


EMAIL: Steve Hitchcock, Project Manager

TEL: +44 (0)23 8059 3256
FAX: +44 (0)23 8059 2865

PRESERV Project,
IAM (Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia) Group,
Department of Electronics & Computer Science,
University of Southampton,
SO17 1BJ, UK
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Partners and people

R&D centres

MySpace Puzzle
IAM (Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia) Group, ECS, University of Southampton, UK
Les Carr Principal Investigator, lac AT +44 (0)23 8059 4479
Steve Hitchcock Project Manager, sh94r AT +44 (0)23 8059 3256
David Tarrant, Project Developer, dct05r AT +44 (0)23 8059 7698
Past member, Preserv 1 Tim Brody Technical developer
Past member, Preserv 1 Jessie Hey Joint Project Manager
> related work:
>> EPrints software
>> TARDis project, a sustainable multidisciplinary institutional repository
>> eCrystals Federation Project
>> DISC-UK Datashare
>> Kultur
>> Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR)
>> Repositories Support Project (RSP)

The British Library
Richard Boulderstone Director eStrategy, Richard.Boulderstone AT
Adam Farquhar Head of Information Systems Architecture, Adam.Farquhar AT
Paul Wheatley Digital Preservation Manager, Paul.Wheatley AT
Past member, Preserv 1 Richard Masters
> related work:
>> Planets, Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services
>> Life2
>> Digital Lives
>> Digital Object Management programme

The National Archives (TNA)
Tim Gollins Head Of Digital Preservation, Timothy.Gollins AT
Lynne Montague, Project researcher, Lynne.Montague AT
Past member, Adrian Brown
> related work:
>> digital preservation at TNA
>> PRONOM, the file format registry
>> DROID (Digital Record Object Identification)
>> Planets, Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services
>> Inspect

Oxford University Library Services, Systems and Electronic Resources Service (SERS)
Neil Jefferies Oxford University Library Services, neil.jefferies AT
Ben O'Steen IR software engineer, benjamin.osteen AT
Michael Popham Head of Oxford Digital Library, michael.popham AT
Dave Price Head of SERS, djp AT
Sally Rumsey IR project manager, sally.rumsey AT
Past member, Preserv 1 Frances Boyle
> related work:
>> Bridging the Interoperability Divide (BID)
>> Sherpa DP2
>> Complex Archive Ingest for Repository Objects (CAIRO)
>> ASK: Accessing and Storing Knowledge
>> DISC-UK Datashare

Funding organisation

Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)
Neil Grindley Programme Manager - Digital Preservation, n.grindley AT
Past programme manager, Preserv 1 Helen Hockx-Yu

New partners welcome. If you are building an institutional repository and have experience in or are concerned about preservation issues, please contact Steve Hitchcock sh94r AT

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