Association of Hawaiʻi Archivists 2019 Annual Meeting
Preserving Collections, Ensuring Access
February 15 - 16, 2019 (Fri - Sat)
Panel 1: Feed Me Seymour: Ingesting Authentic Digital Records Sat, 16 Feb 2019 10:00am (20m) (global) - Adam Jansen, Hawai’i State Archives
Without authenticity, digital records are little more than data. There is a very important distinction between the two with regards to the "Business Records Exception" in the Federal Rules of Evidence. This session will present the concept of authenticity, what it means, and how it applies to applies to digital records. A brief overview of how the Hawaii State Archives is tackling the challenge with their Digital Archives will also be presented.
Adam Jansen is the State Archivist of Hawaii, former Deputy State Archives of Washington where he managed the Washington State Digital Archives, and is an independent consultant on the InterPARES Trust Research Project. He has a Master of Science from Eastern Washington University in Business Administration and Computer Science and is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia School of Library, Archival and Information Studies. He has, at one time or another, held the following certifications: CRM, MCP, MIT, and CDIA.