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Who Preserves EaaSI?: In Pursuit of an EaaSI Preservation Package

Post written by: Claire Fox, EaaSI Summer InternTwitter: @clairefox Greetings from Claire Fox, EaaSI Summer Intern My name is Claire Fox, and I’m a graduate student in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program at New York University. I’ve been spending my summer at Yale University Libraries Digital Preservation Services, steeping […]

Navigating Legacy Software Collections

Post written by: Ethan Gates, EaaSI Software Preservation Analyst, and the EaaSI Student Configuration Team Eagle-eyed EaaSI-watchers may have noticed the “Student Staff” section on our team page – we’ve been extremely lucky over the course of the program to have employed a number of super talented Yale students, and […]

Making Things EaaSIer: Overview from EaaSI’s PI

Post written by: Euan Cochrane, EaaSI Principal Investigator We’re a year in to the program of work funded by the Andrew W. Mellon and Alfred P. Sloan foundations to scale access to emulation and software preservation infrastructure and significant progress has been made. I’m going to use my inaugural post […]

Historical Quasi-Artifacts and Interdepartmental Teams

Post written by: Zachary Furste, Jessica Benner, Huajin Wang, Emily Davis, and Jonathan Kirithan at Carnegie Mellon University Library Our Motley Crew The EaaSI node here at Carnegie Mellon began as a collaboration between two Computer Science Liaison Librarians — Jessica Benner and Huajin Wang–a project archivist with University Archives […]

Hickory Dickory Docs: Crafting a Documentation Plan for EaaSI

Post written by: Ethan Gates, EaaSI Software Preservation Analyst Originally published: 02-18-2019 | Beta release update: 04-02-2019  As we roll through (and beyond!) the beta release, our documentation is expanding, just as we planned below. Drafting test cases and protocols for the nodes led to a swift expansion of the […]

Emulation: Enthusiasts and Skeptics Learning Side-by-Side

Post written by: Natalie Meyers, Rick Johnson, and Mark Suhovecky at Notre Dame University’s Hesburgh Libraries Notre Dame started with the EaaSI project a little more than a year ago. We hoped that engaging in the pilot phase implementation cohort would help focus our institutional efforts at software preservation. Image […]

Emulating the International Monetary Fund Government Finance Statistics CD-ROMs

Post written by: Michael Olson, Stanford University Libraries Contact: mgolson@stanford.edu Stanford University Libraries is thrilled to be participating in the Emulation-as-a-Service Infrastructure project (EaaSI). This is an effort to build a distributed network for sharing and preserving software led by Yale University Libraries with the generous support of the Andrew Mellon […]

EaaSI Update October – November 2019

Post written by: Seth Anderson, EaaSI Program Manager The Future of EaaSI October 3, 2020 marked the first time every member of the EaaSI team was gathered in the same place. Team members came to New Haven came from Germany, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin to present the achievements of the […]