A Regional NDSA?

The following is a guest post by Kim Schroeder, a lecturer at the Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science. Several years ago before the glory of the annual NDSA conference, professionals across America were seeking more digital curation literature and professional contacts.  Basic questions like ‘what is the first step in digital […]

Things to Know About Personal Digital Archiving 2014

Personal Digital Archiving 2014 will be held at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 10-11, 2014.  This is THE conference that raises awareness among individuals, public institutions and private companies engaged in the creation, preservation and ongoing use of personal digital content.  A key overarching topic will be how libraries, archives and other […]

Upcoming NDSR Symposium “Emerging Trends in Digital Stewardship”: Speaker Announcements

The following is a guest post by Jaime McCurry, National Digital Stewardship Resident at the Folger Shakespeare Library. It’s certainly been an exciting and busy few months for the National Digital Stewardship Residents and although we are well into the final portion of our projects, we’re showing no signs of slowing down. In addition to […]

Preserving News Apps

On Sunday, March 2, I had the opportunity to attend an OpenNews Hack Day event at the Newseum in Washington DC, sponsored by Knight-mozilla OpenNews, PopUp Archive, and the Newseum.  The event was held in conjunction with the NICAR (National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting) conference on working with datasets and developing interactive applications in journalism. […]

Farewell to NDIIPP

It’s finally come–my last day at the Library of Congress. I’ve got plenty of mixed emotions. On the one hand I’ll miss working with my Library colleagues and with the NDIIPP partners–we spent 12 years working together on projects that made a difference. On the other hand, I could not have asked for a better […]

Personal Stories, Storage Media, and Veterans History: An Interview with Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council and co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group. In the latest installment of the Insights Interviews series, a project of the Innovation Working Group of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, we talk with Andrew […]

March Issue of Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is Now Available

The March 2014 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available! In this issue: A Career’s Worth of Archives – Bill LeFurgy talks about his career and personal archives, as he heads into retirement New NDSA Report:  PDF/A-3 for Archival Institutions CFP for Digital Preservation 2014 – deadline is March 14th […]

New NDSA Report: Geospatial Data Stewardship Key Online Resources

“Location is everywhere.” It’s become a catch phrase in mobile computing development and marketing, but it could just as easily become standard operating procedure in libraries, archives and museums as our content becomes increasingly geoenabled, using “location intelligence” to liberate our physical information from the confines of our walled spaces. Legislators, funders and planners have […]