Tag: digital preservation

Aug 08 2012

Untying the Digital Preservation Knot

Meg pointed out the whys and wherefores of digital preservation in her last post. I’m supposed to talk about how. Of course, since the point of the IMLS grant is to help figure out the “how” for libraries with fewer resources, I’m not going to have all of the answers just yet. We have some …

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Aug 06 2012

Why you should care about digital preservation (DP)

Many people assume that digital files are superior to analog formats. Who doesn’t like to search for what they need online and have access to it instantly? Surely the market will keep up with our demand for access! But who is providing that content and how much will you have to pay each time you …

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