In 2010, the MFAH received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to plan the implementation of an electronic records archive (ERA) for preserving the museum’s permanent born-digital records. Under the grant, the MFAH Archives and Information Technology departments are collaboratively exploring emerging technologies in pursuit of a sustainable ERA system. The E-Records blog highlights some of the aspirations for the system.
Posts From June 2012
29 JunFri / 2012As the Electronic Records Archive Start-Up grant, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, concludes, the MFAH has piloted an Electronic Transfer Protocol (ETP) consisting of a database application and procedures for its use. The ETP supports the transfer of institutional electronic records into archival custody with metadata and access privileges intact. In its final version, the ETP will also support . . .