Monthly Archives: July 2014

Capturing Analog Sound for Digital Preservation:

Capturing Analog Sound for Digital Preservation:  This report investigates procedures to reformat sound on analog carriers to digital media or files. It summarises discussions and recommendations emerging from a meeting of leading audio preservation engineers held January 29–30, 2004, to … Continue reading

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BBC helps produce First World War Moocs

BBC helps produce First World War Moocs  By Chris Parr Four UK universities are teaming up with the BBC to produce massive open online courses about the First World War The universities taking part (see box below) will have access … Continue reading

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BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile ‘to assist in extracting archived emails’

BBC spent more than £200k on private detectives post-Savile ‘to assist in extracting archived emails’  The BBC spent more than £200,000 on private detectives to assist with the Pollard Review into the Jimmy Savile scandal, it has emerged. The Daily … Continue reading

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Preserving Born Digital News at Digital Preservation 2014

Preserving Born Digital News at Digital Preservation 2014   by Butch Lazorchak The following is a guest post from Anne Wootton, CEO of Pop Up Archive, which makes tools for preserving and creating access to digital spoken word; Edward McCain, the … Continue reading

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Scoring, Not Storing: Digital Preservation Assessment Criteria at #digpres14

Scoring, Not Storing: Digital Preservation Assessment Criteria at #digpres14  The following is a guest post by Seth Anderson, consultant at AVPreserve.  This is part of an ongoing series of posts to highlight and preview the Digital Preservation 2014 program.  Here … Continue reading

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July Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

July Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter  The July issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation newsletter is now available! In this issue: Featuring “Digital Preservation and the Arts” including Web Archiving and Preserving the Arts, and Preserving Digital … Continue reading

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End-of-Life Care for Aging, Fragile CDs and Their Data Content

End-of-Life Care for Aging, Fragile CDs and Their Data Content by Mike Ashenfelder Many institutions and individuals that use CDs as a storage medium are now concerned because information technologists have deemed the medium to be unsuitable for long-term use. As … Continue reading

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