The 2008 EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee attempted to capture a glimpse of the collective future for IT professionals in higher education, anticipating not only the evolving technologies but also ways to address the ever-evolving constraints placed on our ability to provide the technologies that our institutions have come to expect.
BiographyBeth Forrest Warner is a library and information services professional with over thirty years experience in information technology, automated library information services, management, and project planning. She is currently Associate Director for Information Technology for Ohio State University Libraries. Previous positions include Officer for Grants, Research Support and Library Assessment; Assistant Vice Provost for Information Services; and Director, Digital Library Initiatives, at at the University of Kansas; the University of Michigan Libraries, as Head of the Library Systems Office and Associate Director for Technical, Access, and Systems Services; and NOTIS Systems, Inc., as a project analyst. Warner holds a Masters in Library Science from the University of Denver.
Impacts of Information Lifecycle Management and Physical Storage Systems on the Preservation of Digital Content
The evolving technologies committee is charged with identifying and monitoring evolving technologies and their impact on higher education institutions.
This research bulletin is a companion to ECAR bulletin #18, 2005, "Digital Preservation: A Campus-Wide Perspective" by the same authors.