Viewshare for Verdi Scores

Following is a guest blog post from Lisa Shiota, a student at Drexel University School of Information and Library Science and a staff member in the Music Division at the Library of Congress. She explains how she utilized Viewshare in a digital library technologies class. I am currently finishing classes towards a post-graduate certificate in […]

Judging a book by its URLs: accurate and concise digital references are central to academic rigour and credibility.

Central to the quality of academic scholarship is its rigour. Footnote references are integral to this process. If generating accurate and fully comprehensive footnotes is to be maintained in online spaces, coherent and longterm URLs must be part of this … Continue reading

January Issue of Digital Preservation Newsletter Now Available

The January 2014 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (pdf) is now available! Included in this issue: Two digital preservation pioneers:  Steve Puglia and Gary Marchionini New NDSA Report:  Staffing for Digital Preservation GIS Data at Montana State Library Upcoming events:  NDSA regional meeting, ALA Midwinter, International Digital Curation Conference Interviews with […]

Illinois Library Offers Digital Preservation Aid in Response to Tornado Devastation

It was raining hard on Sunday morning November 17, 2013, as librarian Genna (pronounced “Gina”) Buhr anxiously watched the Weather Channel coverage of the storm system battering central Illinois. Buhr, Public Services Manager at Illinois’ Fondulac District Library, was visiting her parents in Utica, Illinois, about an hour north of Buhr’s home. Her two young […]