A 3-part series on the Bagger tool and how it is used to transfer digital records to the State Archives of North Carolina. The tutorials explain the logic behind the tool and take users through a step by step process of creating and validating a bag.
Inter-system and inter-organizational file transfers are more and more common in today's business environment. To ensure data integrity and authenticity, it is important to verify that files are transferred without any unintended changes. Developed jointly by the University of California, California Digital Library and the U.S. Library of Congress, BagIt offers a program to package and inventory a collection of files, and to validate that the files' integrity was maintained through the file transfer.
This ten-part video tutorial will help people who are new to BagIt, and looking for an explanation and demonstration on how to use the tool to package, validate, and transfer files. These BagIt tutorials and guides provide information on where to find and download the BagIt code, install BagIt, create bags, transfer bags, and verify the integrity of transferred bags.