Creating Workflows for Born-Digital Collections: An NDSR Project Update

The following is a guest post by Julia Kim, National Digital Stewardship Resident at New York University Libraries. I’m now into the last leg of my nine-month residency, and I’m amazed by what has been accomplished and the major steps still ahead of me. In this post, I’ll give a project update on my primary […]

Introducing the Federal Web Archiving Working Group

The following is a guest post from Michael Neubert, a Supervisory Digital Projects Specialist at the Library of Congress. “Publishing of federal information on government web sites is orders of magnitude more than was previously published in print.  Having GPO, NARA and the Library, and eventually other agencies, working collaboratively to acquire and provide access […]

Boxes of Hard Drives and Other Challenges at WGBH: An NDSR Project Update

The following is a guest post by Rebecca Fraimow, National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH in Boston I have a pretty comprehensive list of goals to accomplish over the course of my time as the National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH’s Media, Library and Archives. That is: Document WGBH’s existing ingest workflow for production media […]

DPOE Interview: Three Trainers Launch Virtual Courses

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. This is the first post in a series about digital preservation training inspired by the Library’s Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE) Program.  Today I’ll focus on some exceptional individuals, who among other things, have completed one of […]

All in the (Apple ProRes 422 Video Codec) Family

We’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about digital video issues. As mentioned in a previous blog post, the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative published several reports on this topic including “Creating and Archiving Born Digital Video.” Work on the “Eight Federal Case Histories” (PDF) report nudged us to add the Apple ProRes 422 […]

From the Field: More Insight Into Digital Preservation Training Needs

The following is a guest post by Jody DeRidder, Head of Digital Services at the University of Alabama Libraries.  This post reports on efforts in the digital preservation community that align with the Library’s Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE) Program. Jody, among many other accomplishments, has completed one of the DPOE Train-the-Trainer workshops and […]

Digital Audio Preservation at MIT: an NDSR Project Update

The following is a guest post by Tricia Patterson, National Digital Stewardship Resident at MIT Libraries This month marks the mid-way point of my National Digital Stewardship Residency at MIT Libraries, a temporal vantage point that allows me to reflect triumphantly on what has been achieved so far and peer fearlessly ahead at all that […]

The DPC’s 2014 Digital Preservation Awards

In November, our colleagues at the Digital Preservation Coalition presented their Digital Preservation 2014 awards. These awards, which are given every two years, were established in 2004 to help raise awareness about digital preservation. The Library of Congress welcomes any public recognition of excellence in digital preservation. We, too, have given our own awards, most recently […]