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Digital Preservation Management Workshops and Tutorial

Digital Preservation Management Workshops and Tutorial
MIT Libraries is pleased to be the host institution for the Digital Preservation Management Workshop and Tutorial. This expanded program is based on the workshop curriculum initially developed and hosted at Cornell University (2003-2006), hosted at ICPSR (2007-2012), and supported with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Workshops Digital Preservation Management Workshops offer practical guidance on developing effective digital preservation programs to managers of digital content at all kinds of organizations.Topical Workshops are one-day and two-day workshops that build on DPM principles and concepts to explore core issues of digital preservation management, e.g., legal issues and preservation metadata. Tutorials

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Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement In a rapidly changing technological environment, the difficult task of ensuring long-term access to digital information is increasingly important. The Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement presents over 130 English-language articles, books, and technical reports published in 2012 that are useful in understanding digital curation and preservation. This selective bibliography covers digital curation and preservation copyright issues, digital formats (e.g., media, e-journals, and research data), metadata, models and policies, national and international efforts, projects and institutional implementations, research studies, services, strategies, and digital repository concerns.

Histoire des inventions: les transports terrestres De l'invention de la roue en 3500 avant J.-C. à l'avènement de l'automobile à la fin du 19° siècle, six inventions ont révolutionné le transport terrestre et contribué de manière extraordinaire au développement agricole, industriel et touristique de nos sociétés. Surtout, ces inventions ont entraîné de profonds changements sociaux, en particulier dans le rapport des individus à l'espace. Invention de la roue (3500 avant J.-C.)

Avoiding a Digital Dark Age Data longevity depends on both the storage medium and the ability to decipher the information Kurt D. Bollacker When I was a boy, I discovered a magnetic reel-to-reel audio tape recorder that my father had used to create “audio letters” to my mother while he was serving in the Vietnam War. 'Digital dark age' could leave historians with no records of the 21st century - News - Gadgets and Tech Technology could mean that our lives are lost to history, according to experts. As the way that we store information about ourselves develops, memories stored in files that use older technology are becoming harder to access, Dr Vinton "Vint" Cerf, vice president of Google, has warned. That could mean that historians of the future are unable to learn about our lives, Cerf said. He compared the potential loss to the dark ages — the time after the Romans, about which little is known because there are few written records. Cerf recommended that users make physical copies of important documents, so that they will last into the future. Never trust a corporation to do a library’s job – The Message – Medium When this launched, there were dozens of confused comments from people wondering what old videogames has to do with Internet history. In my mind, this stems from mistaken perception issues of the Internet Archive as solely an institution saving webpages. But their mission and motto is much broader: Réseau francophone des bibliothèques nationales numériques (RFBN

Your digital life after death – Medium “What happens to your digital presence after you die?” Only a short while ago, no one had to consider what would become of the long trail of personal data we leave all over the internet. Now, artist and TED Fellow Gabriel Barcia-Colombo (TED Talk: Capturing memories in video art) is using this data as raw material to generate high-tech memorials that bring back to life those we’ve lost — and spark a conversation about our virtual lives and death. With a grant from Art and Technology Lab at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and working with what he calls “an artistic X-Men,” Barcia-Colombo created the Hereafter Institute, a fictional, futuristic funeral home that offers clients consultations for various high-tech options for leaving a digital legacy — from video lockets to vinyl pressings to data-driven custom funerals. Take a peek at what’s on offer.

La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec Managing your digital records Most of us have moved into the digital world in order to work, communicate, take photos, and generally to run our lives. But the huge storage capacity of contemporary computers and other devices, and a sense of being too busy, mean that many people have chaotic personal digital archives, disorganised and prone to accidental loss. If our digital archivists could be angels on the shoulders of creators of digital content they would plead 4 messages. These things apply to everyone and will make your life easier when you are looking for information. And yes, if you transfer your archive to a collecting institution in the future your records will be in good shape. Home office

The Internet Archive Turns 20: A Behind The Scenes Look At Archiving The Web Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle and some of the Archive’s servers in 2006. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) To most of the web surfing public, the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine is the face of the Archive’s web archiving activities. Via a simple interface, anyone can type in a URL and see how it has changed over the last 20 years. Yet, behind that simple search box lies an exquisitely complex assemblage of datasets and partners that make possible the Archive’s vast repository of the web. How does the Archive really work, what does its crawl workflow look like, how does it handle issues like robots.txt, and what can all of this teach us about the future of web archiving?

Digital preservation In library and archival science, digital preservation is a formal endeavor to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable.[1] It involves planning, resource allocation, and application of preservation methods and technologies,[2] and it combines policies, strategies and actions to ensure access to reformatted and "born-digital" content, regardless of the challenges of media failure and technological change. The goal of digital preservation is the accurate rendering of authenticated content over time.[3] According to the Harrod's Librarian Glossary, digital preservation is the method of keeping digital material alive so that they remain usable as technological advances render original hardware and software specification obsolete. [4] Preservation fundamentals[edit] Appraisal[edit]

Trove - Australian web archive Olympic Games, Sydney 2000 This collection of websites relating to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games includes official sites, business sites, cultural sites, parody sites and more. National Library of Australia online exhibitions