Monthly Archives: June 2012

Venice Film Festival to Screen 10 Rare Films From Archive in Special Retrospective

Venice Film Festival to Screen 10 Rare Films From Archive in Special Retrospective  To honor the 80th anniversary of the first Venice festival, organizers will restore, screen and make available for distribution 10 rare prints from the festival’s giant archives. … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation is a CINCH

Digital Preservation is a CINCH  The following is guest post from Amy Rudersdorf, Director, Digital Information Management Program at the State Library of North Carolina. An automated ingest process for born-digital publications of and by North Carolina state government has … Continue reading

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Practical Limits to the Scope of Digital Preservation.

Practical Limits to the Scope of Digital Preservation.  ABSTRACT This paper examines factors that limit the ability of institutions to digitally preserve the cultural heritage of the modern era. The author takes a wide-ranging approach to shed light on limitations … Continue reading

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Opening Up the Archives: Part 4- A Strategy for the Industry

Opening Up the Archives: Part 4- A Strategy for the Industry  In today’s short clip from the archives documentary we look at the strategic question: what is the modern archive for?  It’s looking at these core fundamental questions, and how … Continue reading

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Web Archiving Lifecycle

Web Archiving Lifecycle  The 2012 IIPC General Assembly has been well documented on this blog. The research use of web archives, legal issues, special collections and the future of harvest have all been covered in detail. This is the last … Continue reading

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Opening Up the Archives: Part 3- Future Proofing

Opening Up the Archives: Part 3- Future Proofing  In this episode of the video looking at R&D’s efforts to support the BBC archive we take a look at the need to not just address the challenges of the past, but … Continue reading

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Advanced Search in Retreat

Advanced Search in Retreat by Greg R. Notess, Montana State University What is your favorite style for a search page? Many librarians like to default to an advanced search page that shows a variety of limits, field searches, boxes for constructing … Continue reading

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