You should participate in this workshop if you are willing to participate in this ongoing standards process by attending workshops and generating material to advance the Reference Model on archiving of information, with an emphasis on digital data.
Those who only want to critique the output of workshops or simply track the effort can do so by reviewing the material available on the WWW beginning at:
then you only need to send me an e-mail or fax message, by 12 December, indicating you will participate in this workshop.
You may send me (Don Sawyer), by 12 December, the attached process registration form and workshop participation form.
My e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;
fax: 301 286-1771;
phone: 301 286-2748
You should be familiar with the objectives and results from the first US workshop and the first CCSDS/ISO workshop. These materials are available on the WWW beginning at: http://bolero.gsfc.nasa.gov/nost/isoas/us/overview.html
There are some related efforts that are generating interesting materials that we need to consider at this workshop:
You should find the following paragraph and access to the report:
"Preserving Digital Information, the draft report of the Task Force on Digital Archiving, is now available on the RLG Web server. The Task Force was created by the Commission on Preservation and Access and the Research Libraries Group A to investigate the means of ensuring "continued access indefinitely into the future of records stored in digital electronic form." The Task Force considers this draft report a work in progress and now seeks comment from the community by October 31st. Comments can be sent by electronic mail to the Task Force co- chairs, John Garrett of CNRI (email@example.com) or Donald Waters of Yale University (firstname.lastname@example.org). The report is also available in Adobe Acrobat, ASCII text, and Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0 formats."
by David Bearman, Archives & Museum Informatics and Ken Sochats, University of Pittsburgh, School of Library & Information Science
We have been given permission to make this draft report available as it is not on the WEB. We will provide it to those who notify us that they will attend this workshop, and we will provide it to others who request it.
Tuesday, December 19, 1995 9:00 am Welcome and meeting logistics Results of the ISO/CCSDS workshop and relations to US inputs Presentation on new draft Reference Model paper (paper available 15 December) Review and discussion of related external efforts - Preserving Digital Information - Metadata Requirements for Evidence Reference Model Discussion Topics, including - Table of contents - Expansion of major functional areas (e.g., ingest, metadata management) into sub-functional areas - Lists of services at the interfaces 6:00 pm Adjourn Wednesday, December 20, 1995 9:00 am Continue Reference Model discussion Work assignments Future Schedules e.g., 3rd US Workshop March ?, 1996 Loc ? 2nd CCSDS/ISO Workshop 29-30 April, 1996 Pasadena, CA 4th US Workshop July ?, 1996 Loc ? 5th US Workshop Sept. ?, 1996 Loc ? 3rd CCSDS/ISO Workshop October, 1996 Munich, Germany 5:00 pm Adjourn
PROCESS PARTICIPATION INFORMATION This form is to register your interest in the US efforts towards ISO Archiving Standards. This registration is NOT to be confused with a registration for any particular workshop. See the second form below. Please provide the following information: Name ___________________________________________ Affiliation _____________________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________ Postal Address _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________ Phone ____________________________ FAX ____________________________ How many individuals do you think your organization would sponsor to participate in archiving standards development: _________ at less than 5% - Track Progress Only _________ at about 5% - 10% - Review Draft Material _________ at more than 10% - Actively Develop Draft Material At what level to you wish to participate in standard development: ____________________ Do you expect to attend US meetings? _________________ Type of Participation/Interest Areas __________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ -------------------------------------------------------------------------- SECOND US WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION NOTIFICATION I will participate in the Second US workshop on 19-20 December, 1995 ______ I will NOT participate in the Second US workshop ______ This information should be sent via FAX or E-mail to: Don Sawyer NASA/Science Office of Standards and Technology (NOST) Internet: email@example.com Fax: 301-286-1771
Details will be provided to those who notify us of their intent to attend. For planning purposes, the workshop will take place at the MITRE facility in Greenbelt, MD. The closest airport is Baltimore Washington International.
A service of NOST at NSSDC. Comments and suggestion are always welcome.
Author: John Garrett (firstname.lastname@example.org) +1.301.441.4169
Curator: Don Sawyer (email@example.com) +1.301.286.2748
Responsible Official: Code 633.2 / Don Sawyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) +1.301.286.2748
Last Revised: December 1, 1995, John Garrett