AusEaaSI’s ‘grand consortium’ involves major Australian universities: Swinburne University of Technology, RMIT University, The University of Melbourne, University of South Australia, The University of New South Wales, Western Sydney University, and The University of Western Australia, working with Yale University, Cornell University, and OpenSLX GmbH in the United States. Partners from the GLAM sector are: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS), Australian Computer Museum Society Inc, National and State Libraries of Australasia, National Archives of Australia (NAA), Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, and Archives New Zealand, Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga.
Drawing from experiences of a hosted pilot of EaaSI through the Software Preservation Network (SPN), our partner AARNet will establish a gateway with the necessary computing power for the efficient use of hardware and concentration of technical expertise across this network.
AusEaaSI is part of the broader international EaaSI alliance. Direct any enquiries to eaasi [at] yale.edu