Tag Archive: Digital POWRR

Jun 18 2013

Where is the practical digital preservation research? Some here.

Today the NDIPP blog asked “Where is applied digital preservation research”?

*stands up*

We’re right here.

The Digital POWRR project is focused on pragmatic, practical, sustainable digital preservation for smaller and medium sized libraries and cultural heritage organizations. We know we need to do this, but the resources, and sometimes the knowledge, are tough to …

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May 02 2013

What Are Your Digital Preservation Roadblocks?

Working on large initiatives like digital preservation often feels like being in a car on a bumpy road under construction. There are lots of stops and starts. It’s “hurry up and wait.”

One of the things we’ve come across here on the Digital POWRR project that we weren’t expecting are some technical roadblocks. Specifically, that …

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Apr 03 2013

Do it anyway.

 

I’ve been thinking about this song lately. Not just because I’m a fan of the Muppets and enjoy Ben Folds (although both of these things are absolutely true).

But because keeping up with digital preservation, all of the tech, all of the news, all of the projects is hard.

I just want to …

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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 07 2013

Digital Preservation Tool Help? Yes, Please!

Team Picture

The Digital POWRR project team is excited to be working on something we think will be helpful to those of you who are trying to sort out what on EARTH all of the (alleged) digital preservation tools and technologies actually do! It started with a brainstorming session where the team captured every tool/technology/service that we have …

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