22.214.171.124 - The repository shall employ technology watches or other technology monitoring notification systems.
SP staff collaborate with personnel from the University of Toronto Libraries' Information Technology Services (ITS) department to assess the health and long-term suitability of the repository's hardware and software. This is an ongoing and comprehensive process of evaluation, assessment, and review that uses information supplied by automated monitoring systems, manual quality controls, the repository's Designated Community, and the enterprise IT community at large. The chief objective is to predict hardware or software obsolescence or deterioration before it can impair ingest, data management, archival storage, or dissemination.
For policies and procedures related to hardware and software change management, please see 126.96.36.199.4, 188.8.131.52.8, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11.1, and 18.104.22.168.2. For policies and procedures related to operator authorization and access, please see 5.2.3 .
Digital Preservation Policy Librarian