Tag Archive for 'Digital preservation'

The Artful Accidents of Google Books

Did you say mass digitization? This comes sometimes with a surprise, as shown by this New Yorker article here.

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, November 18 – December 13, 2013

LIMITED SPACE REMAINING ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Session 5:   November 18 – December 13, 2013 This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. The course was developed by Peggy Johnson, University of Minnesota. Complete definition of collection […]

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Other Collections: An Approach To Archiving E-Mails

Read these comments by Thinking Records, based on a UN experience here.

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Connecting Digital Heritage

In April the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) opened its virtual doors for the first time. Executive director Dan Cohen reveals more.

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Historicizing the Digital for Digital Preservation Education:

Historicizing the Digital for Digital Preservation Education: Read this interview with Alison Langmead and Brian Beaton here.

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Born Digital and Hyperlocal…

Look at this LoC preservation initiative here.

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LoC Recording Preservation Plan

The Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Plan Access to the report on the CLIR Website here. The National Recording Preservation Plan has been devised to provide a blueprint to “implement a comprehensive national sound recording preservation program,” as mandated in the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000. Congress specified […]

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