Other Working Groups of Interest


Format Library Working Group (FLWG)

The National Library convenes the Rosetta Format Library Working Group (FLWG). This group, open to all Rosetta implementers, is the primary forum for discussing capability, functionality and processes that are derived from the format library. The FLWG also controls the roll out of the Global Format Library to all installations.

The Format Library Working Group

  • Manages the format library (updates and edits)
  • Agrees on changes to the knowledge base
  • Develops new functionality proposals
  • Reviews new Ex Libris proposals

iPRES - International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects

The National Library fully supports the iPRES (external link) series of conferences. iPRES is the main international conference on digital preservation. Members of staff have worked on the organising committee for a number of the conferences (2013, 2014, 2016) and have given numerous presentations.

NSLA Digital Preservation Group

This group is involved in identifying best practice and collaborative options for the preservation of born-digital and digitised materials. 

The current group members are:

  • Sarah Slade, State Library Victoria (project manager)
  • Pat Beament, State Library of Western Australia
  • Kerry Blinco, Northern Territory Library
  • Antoinette Buchanan, Libraries ACT
  • Serena Coates, State Library of Queensland
  • Libor Coufal, National Library of Australia
  • Joanna Fleming, State Library of New South Wales
  • Allegra Huxtable, LINC Tasmania
  • Steve Knight, National Library of New Zealand
  • David Ong, State Library of Western Australia
  • Lesley Sharp, State Library of South Australia

    For more information visit: http://www.nsla.org.au/projects/digital-preservation (external link)

Rosetta User Group

 The Rosetta User Group provides input to Ex Libris regarding all aspects of Rosetta including:

  • advice and guidance to Ex Libris on the direction and activities relating to Rosetta
  • serves as a forum for information sharing, discussion and collaborative analysis and assessment of the development of Rosetta
  • ensures that Rosetta development continues to meet the needs of the Rosetta user community and potential new customers.

The current office holders are:

  • Chair: Steve Knight – National Library of New Zealand
  • Vice-Chair: Dennis Phillips – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • IGeLU Liaison: Matthias Groß – Bavarian State Library
  • ELUNA Liaison: Edward Corrado – Binghamton University

 For more information visit: http://igelu.org/archives/4082 (external link)