Digital Preservation Jazz

Saving digital information is a lot like jazz — it is creative, diverse, and collaborative.  There are a variety of styles and musical approaches to jazz. Jazz musicians contribute their unique and unscripted experience and response to the composition. Digital preservation organizations partnering with the Library are a diverse, creative and collaborative community developing tools […]

Partner Profile: American Society of Media Photographers

The American Society of Media Photographers is a trade organization whose members create works primarily for publication. ASMP offers members legal, business and technical information and it advocates for photographers’ legal rights. In 2007, NDIIPP awarded funding to ASMP, which ASMP used to develop a comprehensive digital photography resource online. ASMP titled it Digital Photography […]

What Do Teenagers Know About Digital Preservation? Actually, More Than You Think…

It’s many adults’ worst nightmare: how to entertain and (try to) educate thirty 8th graders for an hour? Especially when the subject matter is as potentially complex as how to preserve digital information. Well, the first thing to do is to try and think like the teenagers who visited the Library on May 13, 2011 […]

A Blog About Saving Bits

We are excited and happy that the Library of Congress digital preservation program is now part of the blogosphere. Our official name is the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, or NDIIPP (pronounced “n-dip”). You might find the acronym cryptic. But the name packs in a lot of meaning and a big mission. Plus, […]