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The KEEP Approach To Digital Preservation

KEEP (Keeping Emulation Environments Portable)
Tor Vergata University, Rome
Via Columbia 2
Roma 00133


Learning Objectives
-The business and technical justification for including emulation within a preservation strategy;
-Legal issues when using emulation tools;
-Media transfer : presentation, discussion and demonstration;
-KEEP Emulation Framework : presentation (architecture, tools and services), discussion, demonstration and testing;
-Metadata in an emulation environment : presentation, discussion, demonstration and testing;
-The KEEP Virtual Machine : architecture, portability and functionalities;
-Interactive sessions about innovative services within emulation, computer science and video game communities.
Training Fee
Free but with EUR20 donation towards costs.
Target Audience1
Contact E-Mail
29 Nov 2011 - 30 Nov 11

Over a 6 month period, KEEP (Keeping Emulation Environments Portable) is running a series of free-to-attend 2-day workshops around Europe intended for:

Anyone with responsibility for the preservation of collections of digital material where emulation might become part of their preservation strategy
IT specialists with responsibility for supporting digital preservation activities
Anyone with a professional, commercial or academic interest in the use of emulation tools and services
There will also be demonstrations of the KEEP tools and opportunities for delegates to test them for themselves and, we hope, provide us with details of their requirements and feedback.
Registration is now open at

1. Based on DPOE audience levels.

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