Monthly Archives: March 2013

Free Digital Preservation Webinars!

Free Digital Preservation Webinars!  After a series of very successful ASERL webinars on introductory digital preservation in the spring of 2012, a survey of librarians and archivists indicated that the most important topics for successive webinars centered on metadata selection, … Continue reading

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Snow Byte and the Seven Formats: A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale

Snow Byte and the Seven Formats: A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale  The following is a guest post by Tess Webre, an intern with NDIIPP at the Library of Congress. In a recent meeting, some colleagues and I discussed the age … Continue reading

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Digitization and Digital Preservation: Questions Persist

Digitization and Digital Preservation: Questions Persist by Bill LeFurgy Digitization–making a digital copy of a non-digital object–is a bedeviling topic for digital preservationists. Establishing a clear line of demarcation between the process of creating the digital copy and the process of … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter March 2013 issue

Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter March 2013 issue  Articles Include Personal Digital Archiving 2013 Apply for National Digital Stewardship Residency Preserving Born-digital Community News NDSA Digital Stewardship Glossary

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Digital Forensics and Emulation for Preservationista

Digital Forensics and Emulation for Preservationista  Many of the tools and practises developed for the digital forensics field can be integrated into digital preservation techniques. This is particularly true regarding: •processes for securing, analysing, and appraising material prior to ingest … Continue reading

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Hunt on for lost tapes starring Doctor Who’s Plymouth companion Adrienne Hill

Hunt on for lost tapes starring Doctor Who’s Plymouth companion Adrienne Hill  CALLING all Dr Who enthusiasts – are you sitting on the lost tapes of the famous Doctor’s Plymothian sidekick? In preparation for Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary on November … Continue reading

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Announcing ‘Manchester Time Machine’

Announcing ‘Manchester Time Machine’ : the first ever app for the iPhone which merges archive film with GPS to create a street level tour of Manchester’s streets and people over the last 100 years. Manchester has changed a lot, and hardly at … Continue reading

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