Many of our readers may remember a unique blog post written by our former intern, Tess Webre. Tess took a very creative, educational approach to the subject of digital preservation and created Snow Byte and the Seven Formats, A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale. This post turned out to be so popular (see the many comments), […]
I was at a recent meeting of the Federal Geographic Data Committeee’s Coordination Group and Anne Castle, the Assistant Secretary for Water and Science in the Department of the Interior and the co-chair of the FGDC Steering Committee, was discussing the challenges of finding resources to support geospatial activity. The federal geospatial community is working […]
I was staring at a blank screen when my colleague David came into my office. I semi-jokingly asked him for a blog topic. “I have one for you,” he replied. “Content Archaeology. Discuss.” And with that he left my office. People know that I trained as an archaeologist and did fieldwork in multiple locations. I […]
When Sam Brylawski was a teenager he had to write a paper for his high school American history class about Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” so he did something that was ambitious for a high school student: he traveled to the Library of Congress to examine the composition’s original manuscript in the Gershwin collection. Brylawski found […]
For the past few months we’ve been working away on an updated version of DMPonline.
The September 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (PDF) is now available. In this issue: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada using the Levels of Digital Preservation Find out about the George Sanger Collection at UT Austin Videogame Archive Read an Analysis of Current Digital Preservation Policies What Is It That We Actually […]