On July 1st, Digital POWRR formally entered Phase 3 of its work thanks to generous grant funding from the IMLS‘s Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Project staff are currently in the thick of planning and organizing the five two-day long professional institutes that will be held over the course of the next two years. The Institutes …
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Aug 08 2017
POWRR Institutes Planning Progress Report
Jan 07 2013
Digital Preservation Tool Help? Yes, Please!
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 …
Sep 14 2012
Lessons Learned #1: The First Stages of Grant
One of the goals we’ve committed to in our IMLS grant is transparency about the lessons that we are learning along the way. This is the first in what we hope will be a series of “lessons learned” posts that will talk about our experiences.
Lesson 1: It will take longer to …
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, …