Call for Applications: DPOE Train-the-Trainer Workshop, Midwest Region

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Fellow at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. The Digital Preservation Outreach and Education program of the Library of Congress, in partnership with the Indiana State Archives and Indiana State Library, is pleased to announce a call for applications to participate in the DPOE Train-the-Trainer […]

Apocalypse Bit: Disaster Mythologies and Digital Preservation

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Fellow at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. A number of us around the office have fielded some interesting questions recently, both at public events and over email, regarding digital preservation’s susceptibility to what I will call, for lack of a better term, cataclysmic […]

GeoMAPP and the Future of Digital Geospatial Preservation

At the beginning of April 2012 we published States of Sustainability: A Review of State Projects funded by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) (PDF), a report written by Christopher A. Lee. The comprehensive report neatly wraps our recent digital preservation work with state governments, but in the case of the Geospatial […]

Digital and Print: Living in a World of “Both/And”

The following is a guest post by Ellen O’Donnell, Technical Writer, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, who recently spent a year on detail in OSI. After a strange winter in Washington, D.C., of no snow and warm temperatures, and a strange spring of early blossoms and drought, I woke up to something rare–a […]

@IIPC12: A Week of Web Archiving

The Library of Congress was thrilled to host the 2012 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly April 30 – May 4th. Over 150 registrants packed meeting rooms to discuss all aspects of web archiving. From legal issues to technical challenges to research use, the entire lifecycle of web archiving was covered. As a library and […]

Telling Tales: Joe Lambert from the Center for Digital Storytelling

The following is a guest post by Jane Mandelbaum, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. The Insights Interview series is an occasional feature sharing interviews and conversations between National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group members and individuals involved in projects related to preservation, access, and stewardship of digital information. […]