Tag Archive: digital preservation tools

Sep 12 2013

Testing A Piece of Digital Preservation Management Software: Day One Thoughts

As our intrepid readers know, we are now entering the testing phase of our project. Want to see where we are? Check out the wiki.

So, I attempted to test my first piece of software today. Keep in mind that this is end-user style testing, where my goal was to launch the installed software on …

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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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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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