PeDALS Mettle: Final Report of the Persistent Digital Archives and Library System

Four years ago, the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program awarded grants to four projects involving multiple states, known as the Preserving State Government Digital Information initiative. At that time, NDIIPP was in the process of expanding its network of partnerships through projects exploring the preservation of and future access to at-risk digital content.   […]

The May 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is Now Available

The May 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201205.pdf In this issue: Exploring Collections using Viewshare The challenges of extracting information from floppy disks U.S. government elections and web archiving at the Spring CNI Meeting Preservation of and access to federally funded scientific data Help launch a digital preservation Q & […]

Web Archiving Arrives: Results from the NDSA Web Archiving Survey

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Fellow at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. The NDSA Content Working Group, one of the five working groups of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance focuses on identifying content already preserved, investigating guidelines for the selection of significant content, discovery of at-risk digital content […]

Meeting of the National Digital Stewardship Residency Curriculum Panel

The following is a guest post by John O’Connor, Program Assistant at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. In April, the Office of Strategic Initiatives hosted a discussion panel on the creation of a curriculum for the new National Digital Stewardship Residency. The NDSR is a new partner venture between the Library of […]

ArtBase and the Conservation and Exhibition of Born Digital Art: An Interview with Ben Fino-Radin

To try and better communicate and share information about the work happening at organizations in the National Digital Stewardship Alliance we are trying out a new series for the blog that draws attention to particularly interesting and valuable born-digital collections. This series will profile particular collections and incorporate conversations with curators, archivists, librarians, historians, scholars […]