Monthly Archives: November 2012

All In! Embedded Files in PDF/A

All In! Embedded Files in PDF/A by Butch Lazorchak Wouldn’t it be great to have a single technical solution that solves all your long-term digital archiving, stewardship and preservation needs? Perhaps a file format with millions of users, widespread adoption … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation: Futile?

Digital Preservation: Futile?  After reading the article “Scarcity or Abundance? Preserving the Past in a Digital Era”, by Roy Rosenzweig, I felt that the preservation of our digital past (in the form of  web pages, photos, email messages, blog posts, … Continue reading

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Library of Congress. Digital Preservation Newsletter. November 2012

Library of Congress. Digital Preservation Newsletter. November 2012  Articles include: Activist Archivists and Digital Preservation Mapping Federal Geospatial Efforts Bits Breaking Bad: The Atlas of Digital Damages

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Digital Preservation Seeds

Digital Preservation Seeds  At conferences about digital preservation, we often hear the same stories about things that went wrong first and (in some cases)how it was repaired afterwards: ” Luckily some of the lost bits were saved”. The Domesday book, … Continue reading

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Workflows for Digital Preservation and Curation

Workflows for Digital Preservation and Curation   Notes from today workshop on workflows for digital preservation and curation.  Curation means adding value to the data during its life cycle, i.e., making sure that has meaning and context and can be re-used … Continue reading

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Why BBC removed Savile’s Desert Islands Discs appearance from its archive

Why BBC removed Savile’s Desert Islands Discs appearance from its archive   From the Greenslade Blog The BBC has come in for some criticism over claims that it is being Stalinist in its approach to Jimmy Savile by attempting to erase … Continue reading

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Digital Preservation and Web Archiving

Digital Preservation and Web Archiving  INFO 504 Week 13 – Digital Preservation and Web Archiving by Kevin Comerford.  (online lecture and slides) Source: You Tube

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