B is for Bit Preservation

Continuing the alphabetical series of digital preservation topics. Recently one of our California partners commented on the irony of the earthquakes occurring in Colorado and Maryland, two partner sites in areas not prone to earthquakes.  This practice of keeping  copies  of digital collections in geographically diverse areas is one technique employed for bit preservation. Fortunately […]

Election Websites Reveal Technology Adoption Trends

The following is a guest post by Victoria Priester, a 2011 Junior Fellow working with NDIIPP. After completing the North Carolina Public Outreach and Education Project, my next Junior Fellow internship activity involved analyzing trends in web technology on sites featured in the Library of Congress Web Archives. I focused on congressional campaign web sites […]

IMLS Grants Relating to Digital Preservation

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, Program Management Coordinator, NDIIPP. This post is the second in a short series about U.S. government grant programs that have funded digital preservation since 2000. Readers can discover what the Library of Congress has accomplished through NDIIPP from the program’s website, and my previous post covered […]