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Name: Sarah Fraser
Date registered: September 14, 2012

Latest posts

  1. An (almost) Graduate’s Perspective — December 10, 2013
  2. Preservation Exhibit at NIU — April 9, 2013
  3. 2012 Digital POWRR Annual Project Report — February 7, 2013
  4. Managing Born Digital Content For Dummies — January 28, 2013
  5. What are we missing? What has our culture lost forever? — December 3, 2012

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Dec 10 2013

An (almost) Graduate’s Perspective

During the graduation ceremony this weekend I doubt many students will be thinking about how long their digital objects will be around to tell the tales of their accomplishments. Their minds will be reeling with thoughts of, “I’m so glad to be done.”, “That was so much work!”, “I hope I get a job right …

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Apr 09 2013

Preservation Exhibit at NIU


With Preservation Month just around the corner we have put together a Preservation Exhibit here at NIU that covers both physical and digital preservation. We would like you to see a little preview of what has come together, and in the future we hope to also adapt the exhibit into an online version. We’ll keep …

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Feb 07 2013

2012 Digital POWRR Annual Project Report

We have posted the Digital POWRR report for the first year to our wiki.  If you’re interested in reading our Annual Report narrative from 2012, you can do so HERE! It discusses what progress the Digital POWRR project has made and some of the challenges that we have come upon.  Boy have we got a …

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Jan 28 2013

Managing Born Digital Content For Dummies

**Disclaimer- No we don’t actually think we (or you) are “dummies” for not knowing this information, even if that is how we may feel. It’s just a catchy title. ; )**

We have all been there at some point in our lives.  We set out to get something done and have no idea how to …

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Dec 03 2012

What are we missing? What has our culture lost forever?

Why are we researching a solution to the digital preservation challenge?  This is a great question, mostly because we know that important objects are being stored digitally and we do not want to wait for the disaster to happen before we prepare.  Has a digital disaster of data loss already taken place though?  The …

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Sep 17 2012

New website under construction!

Welcome to the new Digital POWRR website!  Please excuse us while we get up to date with our information and design at this address.  If you’re looking for current information please visit our up-to-date website.