Category: Education and Training

2014 DPOE Training Needs Assessment Survey

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. Last month the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE) Program wrapped up the “2014 DPOE Training Needs Assessment Survey” in an effort to get a sense of the state of digital preservation practice and understand more about what […]

Residency Program Success Stories, Part Two

The following is a guest post by Julio Díaz Laabes, HACU intern and Program Management Assistant at the Library of Congress. This is the second part of a two part series on the former class of residents from the National Digital Stewardship Residency program. Part One covered four residents from the first year of the […]

What Does it Take to Be a Well-rounded Digital Archivist?

The following is a guest post from Peter Chan, a Digital Archivist at the Stanford University Libraries. I am a digital archivist at Stanford University. A couple of years ago, Stanford was involved in the AIMS project, which jump-started Stanford’s thinking about the role of a “digital archivist.” The project ended in 2011 and I […]

Residency Program Success Stories, Part One

The following is a guest post by Julio Díaz Laabes, HACU intern and Program Management Assistant at the Library of Congress. Coming off the heels of a successful beginning for the Boston and New York set of cohorts, the National Digital Stewardship Residency Program is becoming a model for digital stewardship residencies on a national […]

Library to Launch 2015 Class of NDSR

The Library of Congress Office of Strategic Initiatives, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, has recently announced the 2015 National Digital Stewardship Residency program, which will be held in the Washington, DC area starting in June 2015. As you may know (NDSR was well represented on the blog last year), this […]

DPOE Working Group Moves Forward on Curriculum

For many organizations that are just starting to tackle digital preservation, it can be a daunting challenge – and particularly difficult to figure out the first steps to take.  Education and training may be the best starting point, creating and expanding the expertise available to handle this kind of challenge.  The Digital Preservation Outreach and […]

Muster In! Training Needs Assessment from DPOE

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. Walking to work today I reflected on the rocket’s red glare of recent Fourth of July fireworks displays and relished the aesthetic appeal of streets still adorned with bunting. Not ready to put away the fife and drum, […]

Residency Program Update and Panel Preview for DP2014

The National Digital Stewardship Residency program just completed the first year of residencies in the Washington, DC area. The second, upcoming round of residencies will take place in New York and Boston, and both cities have recently announced the selection of residents and projects.  At this year’s Digital Preservation 2014, there will be a panel […]

NDSR Selects the Next Class of Residents for New York and Boston

The National Digital Stewardship Residency program has recently announced the next group of 10 residents selected for this prestigious program.  This Residency program, funded by the IMLS, has just completed its inaugural year, with 10 residents working in various organizations in the Washington, DC area.  The next round of the NDSR will begin in September […]

National Digital Stewardship Residents Conclude Program with Capstone Meeting

The following is a guest post by Kris Nelson, Program Management Specialist at the Library of Congress and Program Coordinator of the National Digital Stewardship Residency. A version of this article was originally published in the Library of Congress weekly staff newspaper The Gazette. The National Digital Stewardship Residency concluded the inaugural year of the […]