Outline of modules for 5 day course

ISO16363 for Auditors and Managers of Digital Repositories

Mod No. Module Outline
1 Introduction General introduction to the course – origins and context
2 Digital Object Management  – Types of objects and threats Looking at digital objects from the bit level upwards to understand the origin of the issues to be addressed when preserving them -examination of sample digital objects
3 OAIS A review of OAIS and digital preservation fundamental concepts and vocabulary
4 Outline of Auditing Competencies which are based on ISO 17021  – see section 9.2.2
5 Basic Preservation Techniques We will examine the basic preservation techniques and discuss where your favoured tools/techniques fit in
6 Digital Object Management – AIPs Metrics from section 4 of ISO 16363;
Metric 4.2
7 Organisational Infrastructure – Level of Documentation Metrics 3.3 of ISO 16363
8 Infrastructure & Security Risk Management Metrics from section 5 of ISO 16363
9 Digital Object Management – Ingest Metrics from section 4 of ISO 16363: Metric 4.1
10 Digital Object Management – Access Metrics from section 4 of ISO 16363: Metric 4.5 and 4.6
11 Audit Process ISO 17021 – see section 9.1.9.5 plus new material related to digital preservation
12 Audit Planning ISO 17021 – see sections 9.1.2 and Annex F. Also 9.1.8, 9.1.9. 9.4.*
13 Audit Team ISO 17021 – see section 7
14 Organisational Infrastructure – evaluation of repository capacity Metrics from section 3 of ISO 16363: Metrics 3.2, 3.4, 3.5
15 Organisational Infrastructure – adequacy of sustainability Metrics from section 3 of ISO 16363: Metric 3.1
16 Reporting on Audit ISO 17021 – see section 9.1.9 subsections 6,10,11,12