The Indiana University Libraries' Born Digital Preservation Lab (BDPL) contains equipment and software to assist with the preservation of born-digital assets that have been stored on legacy physical media or otherwise transferred to the Library.
Using the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems's Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (now ISO 14721) as a foundation, the BDPL's current procedures (as of August 2019) include:
Moving forward, the Indiana University Libraries will implement additional tools and workflows to run on these SIPs and produce both Archival Information Packages (AIPs) for long-term preservation and Dissemination Information Packages (DIPs) for user access.
The BDPL contains the following equipment:
The following pages provide additional information on workstation set up and performance of BDPL procedures.
Current template for unit shipments to the BDPL: TEMPLATE-Digital-Archives_Inventory-Workflow_20190724.xltx
Sample plain text file for separations: separations.txt