January 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

The January 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available.
January 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter


In this issue:

  • Why does digital preservation matter?
  • Learn about some key dates in the history of digitizing texts.
  • A call to action to preserve science discourse on the Web.
  • Find out what resolution to scan at when using your personal scanner.
  • Recent interviews: Bailey Smith and Anne Wootton of Pop Up Archive; Dirk von Suchodoletz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg; and Jan Ziolkowski, Director, and Yota Batsaki, Executive Director, of Dumbarton Oaks.
  • Highlights of some recent Viewshare.org collections.
  • Upcoming events: Personal Digital Archiving 2013, Feb 21-22; and ALA’s Preservation Week 2013, April 21-27.

One Comment

  1. C W VanDeusen
    January 19, 2013 at 9:30 pm

    I work as a private archivist and your best practices I use as a GPS to set my course. This latest newsletter I plan to forward to my clients. It’s full of great information. Thank you so much.

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