The Immeasurable Library of Congress

The following is a guest post by Nicholas Taylor, Information Technology Specialist for the Repository Development Group. Online photo platforms increasingly support the precise positioning and browsing of user-submitted images in a three-dimensional space. Unsurprisingly, the geographic locations that are most thoroughly blanketed with photos correspond to popular tourist attractions; so many photos are taken […]

Digital Preservation’s Wicked Problems – An Interview With Megan Winget

As part of the recent meeting, DigitalPreservation 2012, there was a very lively panel session on the subject of “Preserving Digital Culture”.  Among the representatives on the panel was Megan Winget, Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin.  Megan’s talk, “The Wicked Problem of New Media Preservation”  illustrated the complexities of preserving […]

Prognosticating Digital Preservation Infrastructure: Final Results from the NDSA Storage Survey

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Fellow at the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. Over the last few months, we have been reporting results from the storage survey conducted by the NDSA Infrastructure Working Group, one of the five working groups of the The National Digital Stewardship Alliance. See the […]