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

The September 2012 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available.

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201209.pdf

In this issue:
*Reflections from CurateCamp Processing: Processing Data/Processing Collections

*Final results from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Storage Survey

*Read about the born-digital archives of Jonathan Larson, composer of the musical RENT

*The Library of Congress collections = 10 TB of data? Find out why the Library is more than just a mechanism for measuring storage of data

*Find out how you can help identify 2012 election-related websites to be preserved

*Some of the Monthly Digital Preservation Bits include: Students archiving the web with the K-12 Web Archiving Program; the NDSA Content Working Group members describe their work; Andrea Goethals, digital preservation and repository services manager at the Harvard University library, discusses assessing and mitigating bit-level preservation risks

*Read about some interviews with digital preservation practitioners: Lisa Gregory, digital collections manager at State Library of North Carolina and Michael Edson, director of web and new media strategy at the Smithsonian Institution, among others

*Check out some recent blog posts on The Signal discussing digital preservation outreach and advocacy topics

*Call for Papers due Nov. 2 for Personal Digital Archiving 2013 conference

*Upcoming events;  Designing Storage Architectures meeting, Sept. 20-21; NDIIPP at the National Book Festival, Sept 22-23.

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