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Hervé L'Hours

Preservation Planning Manager

Email:herve  add @essex.ac.uk
Tel:+44(0)1206 873162
Address:UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ
Job description

Hervé monitors the repository environment, providing recommendations and preservation plans to ensure that the information stored remains accessible and understandable over the long term. He supports our OAIS-compliance and our status as a Trusted Digital Repository by specifying  and maintaining a life-cycle, metadata schema-based system for preservation of the data collections and by developing preservation strategies, standards, packaging designs and migration plans across the functions described under the OAIS and associated standards.

The Preservation Planning Manager works within the Technical Services section of the UK Data Service. This section provides support for the critical needs of the other divisions in the UK Data Archive, by installing, commissioning, configuring, developing, maintaining and updating internal and external systems which are in everyday use.


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