Four Reasons You Might Need Digital Preservation in a Box

Digital Preservation in a Box, for those who may be unfamiliar, is a compilation of resources from many different organizations, all available in one virtual place.  It’s been around for a little over a year.  To give a brief background, the Box was produced by the National Digital Stewardship Alliance , specifically the Outreach working […]

The DataCite Metadata Working Group wants to hear from you!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the evaluation of the pre-release version of the new metadata schema. The Metadata Working Group is also interested in hearing from the DataCite client community on an ongoing basis. We’d like to know about:

  • any challenges you face with the current schema—i.e. what’s not working for you?
  • any ideas you have for additions that would make the schema work better for you, and
  • any questions you have about the schema.

To contact us, please follow this link to a Google discussion group. We will review the suggestions and comments on a monthly basis, and reply using this same discussion forum.

Thanks again,

The DataCite Metadata Working Group

The Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit

This is a guest post by Paul Wheatley of the SPRUCE Project, which is “aiming to foster a vibrant and self-supporting community of digital preservation practitioners and developers via a mixture of online interaction and face to face events.” For more on SPRUCE, see an earlier interview with Paul. A significant proportion of the project I’m currently […]

♫ Beep, Boop, La La La: The George Sanger Collection at UT Austin Videogame Archive

In 2007, George Sanger and three other videogame industry leaders collaborated with the University of Texas at Austin to create the UT Videogame Archive at the Briscoe Center for American History. Sanger — who is best known by his persona, The Fat Man– is an award-winning, groundbreaking composer and sound designer who has created audio for more than 250 […]