Monthly Archives: December 2011

TIMBUS Consultation on Business Continuity and Digital Preservation

TIMBUS Consultation on Business Continuity and Digital Preservation  The DPC is consulting its members and the wider community on the TIMBUS project.  This project builds on and extends existing research and experience in risk management and business continuity management on … Continue reading

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Introduction to digital preservation

Introduction to digital preservation  Cultural institutions are increasingly devoting money and resources into building their digital collections, both by reformatting physical materials and by creating and acquiring digital originals.  All characteristics of these digital objects need to be available for … Continue reading

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The Digitial Picture: from Reel to HD

The digital picture: from reel to HD Officials of the National Film Archives of India (NFAI) point out that due to the space occupied by the film rolls, producers and distributors even abandon prints in railway warehouses. A few years … Continue reading

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December 2011 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

December 2011 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter  Articles include: The Average Lifespan of a Webpage Preserving Business History

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Top of the Pops Christmas Special to broadcast ‘lost’ David Bowie footage

Top of the Pops Christmas Special to broadcast ‘lost’ David Bowie footage  Some ‘lost’ archive footage of David Bowie performing The Jean Genie in 1973 on the BBC’s seminal pop programme Top of the Pops is to be broadcast on … Continue reading

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Silence of the Lambs added to American film archive

Silence of the Lambs added to American film archive  The Oscar-winning Silence of the Lambs has been recognised by the US Library of Congress.   The 1991 movie introduced Anthony Hopkins’ iconic Hannibal Lecter to millions of movie-goers and is … Continue reading

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Computer History Museum Receives Google.org Grant for Digital Repository

Computer History Museum Receives Google.org Grant for Digital Repository  Preserving and Creating Access to Original Digital and Digitized Artifacts The Computer History Museum announced today that Google.org has provided a grant of $500,000 for the Museum to preserve its valuable … Continue reading

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