PLANETS Training Materials
The following online training materials are currently available:
Introduction to Digital Preservation: Why Preserve? How to Preserve?
The Preservation Action Cycle: Introduction to Planets
How to Preserve?
Tools: How to Understand Files
Testbed: A Controlled Environment for Experimentation and Evaluation in Digital Preservation
Digital Preservation: How to Plan: Preservation Planning with Plato
Tools: How to Integrate the Components of Digital Preservation
Annotated Reading List
Annotated reading list of resources introducing the principles of digital preservation and how Planets helps to tackle preservation challenges. For each item, the format, extent and online location is specified, as appropriate. An alternative online location is also supplied, where available.
Digital Preservation – the Planets Way: Summaries for Technical and Developer Staff
A set of technical summaries produced by Planets industry partner, IBM, providing an overview of Planets tools and services for technical support and developer staff.
Plato Tool Tutorial
Online tutorial for the Plato preservation planning tool, providing an overview of the tool and guiding the user through the steps necessary to produce a Plato preservation plan.
This material complements the support available at the Plato tool website.