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Archivist Workstation Loading Instructions

 

  1. Confirming Archivist Workstation Processing
  2. Preparing the External Hard Drive
  3. Loading the External Hard Drive
  4. Delivering the External Hard Drive

Archivists processing electronic records without using FTK or ePADD will receive an external hard drive or thumb drive with copies of files to be arranged.

Confirming Archivist Workstation Processing

  • Open CMS and navigate to the collection’s media log.
  • Check that all the media in the collection has been transferred as files.
  • Consult with Digital Archives staff if there are disk images present or transfer is incomplete.

Preparing the External Hard Drive

  • Attach the external hard drive or thumb drive to your workstation.
  • Delete any contents on the external hard drive.

Loading the External Hard Drive

  • Navigate to fileTransfers.
    DigArchDiskstation/Staging/ingest/fileTransfers
  • Copy the collection folder to the external hard drive. DigArchDiskstation/Staging/ingest/fileTransfers/M12345
  • Rename the collection folder on the external hard drive by appending _workingfiles.
    M12345_workingfiles

    Delivering the External Hard Drive

  • Contact the processing archivist to let them know the external hard drive is ready.
  • Arrange to drop off the external hard drive at the processing archivist’s desk.