When a research library creates a position with responsibility for the preservation of digital stuff, where on the organizational hierarchy should that position hang? Is digital preservation an IT job, collections management, or preservation?
Look, we wrote a new post!! This one talks about differences between digital preservation projects and programs, and challenges of building a program that accommodates a wide range of content.
The Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter will be hosting its 3nd colloquium, “Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”, on April 24th from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. You should go!
Deadlines are approaching to share your work related to preservation and the long term management of digital materials. Submit today!
The Library of Congress is accepting feedback on its Recommended Format Specifications for its annual update. The deadline to submit feedback is tomorrow, March 31st.
This inaugural post of Bits and Pieces answers the age old questions: What is digital preservation? Why are you writing about it? Who the heck are you?
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