Archiving Web Content? Take the 2013 NDSA Survey!

The following is a guest post by Abbie Grotke, Library of Congress Web Archiving Team Lead and NDSA Content Working Group Co-Chair. Are you or your employer involved in archiving web content? If so, you may be interested in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s (NDSA) 2nd biannual survey of U.S. organizations that are actively involved […]

Preserving.exe Report: Toward a National Strategy for Preserving Software

Our world increasingly runs on software. From operating streetlights and financial markets, to producing music and film, to conducting research and scholarship in the sciences and the humanities, software shapes and structures our lives. Software is simultaneously a baseline infrastructure and a mode of creative expression. It is both the key to accessing and making […]

DPOE Train the Trainer, Alaska Edition

The following is a guest post by Jeanette Altman, a Digital Projects Professional at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For many Alaskans, it’s not uncommon to be just slightly out of step with the rest of America. Things that might be easily obtainable Outside (that’s the Lower 48 to you) come at a premium here. […]

Content Matters: An Interview with Edward McCain of the Reynolds Journalism Institute

For this installment of the Content Matters interview series of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group I interviewed Edward McCain, digital curator of journalism at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and the University of Missouri Libraries. The University of Missouri Libraries joined the NDSA this past summer. Ashenfelder: What is RJI’s relationship to […]

Society of American Archivists Awards ANADP conference paper with the 2013 Preservation Publication Award

The following is a guest post from Michael Mastrangelo, a Program Support Assistant in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress. During the Society of American Archivists Annual Conference in New Orleans in August, the NDIIPP-supported initiative Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (ANADP), received the prestigious  Preservation Publication Award for 2013. […]

NDSR Digital Content Immersion Workshop

The following is a guest post by Lyssette Vazquez-Rodriguez, Program Support Assistant & Valeria Pina, Communications Assistant This is the second part of a three part series of posts about the 2013-2014 NDSR class, read the first part here. As part of the nine-month National Digital Stewardship Residency program, the residents recently completed their two […]

71 Digital Portals to State History

A recent NDIIPP intern, Ingrid Jernudd, did some research into current web resources that provide digital access to a broad array of primary source materials at the state level. She prepared a list of sites that billed themselves as general-interest portals to historical resources. Although the list is likely incomplete, I was surprised she found […]

Come see us at the National Book Festival

If you’re in DC this weekend make sure to stop by the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival on the National Mall. Authors, poets, illustrators and several Library of Congress programs will be featured over two days, Saturday and Sunday, September 21 – 22, 2013. NDIIPP staff will be in the Library of Congress […]