¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Activities undertaken by staff represent the largest cost element to a repository acquiring born-digital archives. There can be many steps from initial contact to first capture, and the intensity of activity in each may vary from collection to collection. Possible staff activities are shown below with some indication of how the activity might be performed, and who might be involved in it.
|Initial survey (content)||On-site|
|Initial survey (technical)||May be a mixture of remote information gathering and on-site analysis|
|Research new capture scenarios (e.g., donor has special scoping requirement; new data format)||Remote||
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Process and technical specialists research and determine capture techniques for new scenarios. May require input from donor’s technical support and/or repository technical staff.
|Interaction with donor to define scope and explain processes||On-site/remote|
|Drafting of terms of agreement||Remote||
¶ 7 Leave a comment on paragraph 7 0 Most repositories will begin discussion with a template terms of agreement. Subject specialists and process specialists may make collection-specific provisions if required. The repository’s legal team will support this work.
|Actual capture of material (especially for on-site capture)||On-site/remote|
|Create accession record||Repository|
|Ingest of material to digital repository||Repository|
|Ongoing support/dialogue with donor (for ongoing arrangements)||On-site/remote|