Berkeley, CA and Oslo, Norway – September 21, 2018. The University of California, Berkeley has selected the TIND Digital Archive (TIND DA) to manage its extensive digital collections. TIND DA will allow UC Berkeley to migrate the many existing digital collections from various sources and systems, as well as providing workflows for contributing newly digitized and converted material into one central location.
UC Berkeley evaluated several products against a list of technical and functional requirements and decided on the implementation of TIND DA for its ability to meet all the requirements and be implemented quickly with low operational costs.
The TIND DA will provide a complete solution for storing, organizing, finding, retrieving, preserving and sharing digital files. The system will make it easier for users to search and browse across digital collections from UC Berkeley's various libraries and collections.
Furthermore, the TIND DA will be integrated with UC Berkeley's IT infrastructure and local object storage, allowing for local hosting of files, thus optimizing storage costs. In total, over 100 TB and millions of files are expected to be managed, preserved and disseminated with the TIND Digital Archive. At the same time, the TIND DA's flexibility and scalability will also accommodate the continuous and rapid growth in UC Berkeley's ongoing digitization projects.
TIND is an official CERN spin-off providing library management systems, digital preservation- and research data management solutions based on CERN open source software (Invenio). More info at www.tind.io
About the University of California, Berkeley
Founded in 1868, the University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's preeminent public universities, boasting a distinguished faculty (with 22 Nobel laureates to date), stellar research libraries, and more than 350 academic programs. Berkeley is home to more than 25,000 undergraduates and more than 10,000 graduate students — and produces more PhDs annually than any other American university. It ranks at or near the top in fields ranging from engineering and the core sciences to the social sciences, arts, and humanities.