Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Challenges and Rewards of Open-Source Digital Video Preservation

The Challenges and Rewards of Open-Source Digital Video Preservation #saa12  The good times continued at the SAA Annual Meeting last week as attendees weighed their open-source video preservation options. A case study from the City of Vancouver Archives outlining its successes and … Continue reading

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METRO Staff Attend NDIIPP/NDSA Digital Preservation 2012

METRO Staff Attend NDIIPP/NDSA Digital Preservation 2012  Staff from METRO, along with several hundred other members and friends of the digital preservation community, met in Arlington, Virginia on July 24-25 for Digital Preservation 2012, the annual meeting of the National … Continue reading

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“Supply Side” Digital Preservation

“Supply Side” Digital Preservation by Butch Lazorchak Most people working with digital information are on the “supply side.” You know, the beginning of the digital information lifecycle where you create and “supply” great stuff like photos, music, TPS reports and the … Continue reading

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Digital Strategy Catches up With the Present: An Interview with Smithsonian’s Michael Edson

Digital Strategy Catches up With the Present: An Interview with Smithsonian’s Michael Edson by Trevor Owens For this installment of Insights, the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group’s ongoing series of interviews, I talk with Michael Edson, the Director of … Continue reading

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How Do You Staff Your Digital Preservation Initiatives?

How Do You Staff Your Digital Preservation Initiatives? by Butch Lazorchak at the signal: digital preservation Digital preservation is an emergent field. Businesses, cultural memory institutions and government bodies that want to responsibly preserve and generate digital assets face significant challenges … Continue reading

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SafeArchive Promises to Preserve Digital Collections

SafeArchive Promises to Preserve Digital Collections  By Thu-Mai Christian, Graduate Research Assistant H. W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science Given growing attention to issues in digital preservation, including that from institutions, funding agencies, and other stakeholders, new technologies … Continue reading

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Testing Software Tools of Potential Interest for Digital Preservation Activities at the National Library of Australia

Testing Software Tools of Potential Interest for Digital Preservation Activities at the National Library of Australia The National Library of Australia has released Testing Software Tools of Potential Interest for Digital Preservation Activities at the National Library of Australia. Here’s … Continue reading

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