16:00 - 17:00
The Digital Preservation Coalition and the Software Preservation Network would like to invite you all to register for the upcoming Software Preservation Webinar Series.
Jointly hosted, the series will examine several software preservation contexts including collection development, reuse cases, scholarly communication, scaling programs within and across organizations, and software preservation legal challenges.
Starting on 25th April and running for 6 weeks, each webinar lasts 45 minutes and uses the Zoom web conferencing platform. While each episode varies, the general structure includes:
- 5-10min: Overview and introduction by the Research/Content Lead
- 2min: Introduce guests
- 20-25min: Discussion between guests based on set of discussion questions
- 15min: Q&A with attendees
All webinar episodes will be recorded and made available online after each event.
EPISODE 1: Software Preservation Overview
April 25 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
EPISODE 2: Software Collection Development
May 2 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
EPISODE 3: Software (Re)Use Cases
May 9 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
EPISODE 4: Software in Digital/Scholarly Communications
May 16 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
EPISODE 5: Scaling Software Preservation and Emulation
May 23 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
EPISODE 6: Software Preservation and Legal Challenges
May 30 // 8am PST – 10am CST – 4pm BST/CET
Sharing your experience and perspective is critical to understanding the hurdles in software preservation, to imagining future use of software-dependent data, and to forming a mutual understanding of where collective action is necessary to facilitate those future uses so we earnestly hope you will join the discussion.
The webinar series is free to attend and open to all. Registration will close the Friday before the scheduled episode. See the website for more information and registration.
Are you interested in software preservation? You might also be interested in the report about software sustainability [PDF] written by Patrick Aerts for the Digital Heritage Network.