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Archivist Workstation Transfer Instructions

 

  1. Retrieving the External Hard Drive
  2. Transferring a Finished Collection on the External Hard Drive
  3. Reusing 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.

Retrieving the External Hard Drive

  • Contact the processing archivist when they have finished processing a collection.
  • Arrange to pick up the external hard drive.
  • Transfer the files when the collection finding aid has been approved.

Transferring a Finished Collection on the External Hard Drive

  • Attach the drive to your workstation.
  • Copy CollectionID_FAcomponents to DigArchDiskstation/Staging/faComponents.
  • Rename the collection folder on DigArchDiskstation by removing _FAcomponents. CollectionID_FAcomponents to CollectionID

Reusing the External Hard Drive

  • Delete the contents of the external hard drive after the contents are transferred.