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Sep 21 2012

What keeps YOU up at night?

As Lynne mentioned in her previous post, the entire Digital POWRR team, from all 5 partner institutions, got together for a marathon-style meeting in August. There was angst. There was gnashing of teeth. There was A LOT accomplished!  One item on our agenda was to make a laundry list of questions and concerns about digital …

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Aug 13 2012

Long-term Preservation of Digital Objects

Historians producing digital objects in the course of their work may be unaware of the need to provide means for their long-term preservation. Although many of us have assumed that digital objects are eternal, they are in fact subject to degradation and decay like any other artifact. Should digital objects stored on a single server, …

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