Archive | July 2015

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FRED Update: Facing Challenges with Born-Digital Media

Last September, Graduate Assistants, Amy Wickner from SCUA and myself from DSS, began working with the Forensic Recovery of Evidence Device (FRED), with the goal of creating a workflow for processing born-digital media. Since born-digital material is still fairly new to libraries there is no widely accepted ‘way of doing things’ and there are few […]

Introduction to SSDR

I provided the following introduction at the recent Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) Town Hall meeting and thought I would redistribute it as a blog post. —————————————- Hello, my name is Ben Wallberg and I manage the Software Systems Development and Research department, or SSDR.  The department has 5 software developers, 1 web developer, and […]

Stew of the month: June 2015

Welcome to a new issue of Stew of the Month, a monthly blog from Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) at the University of Maryland Libraries. This blog provides news and updates from the DSS Division. We welcome comments, feedback and ideas for improving our products and services. Digitization and Conversion Activities The following outsourced projects […]