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Archive: December 2012 (16 Posts)

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The Foundations of Emulation as a Service: An Interview with Dirk von Suchodoletz, Part Two

Posted by: Butch Lazorchak

This is Part Two of a two-part interview. Part One ran on Monday Dec. 10, 2012. In this installment of the Insights Interviews series, a project of the Innovation Working Group of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group, I’m talking to Dirk von Suchodoletz from the Department of Computer Science at the University …

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The Foundations of Emulation as a Service: An Interview with Dirk von Suchodoletz, Part One

Posted by: Butch Lazorchak

In this installment of the Insights Interviews series, a project of the Innovation Working Group of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group, I’m talking to Dirk von Suchodoletz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Freiburg, Germany and a representative to the Open Planets Foundation. He and his research partner …

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Teaching Digital Library Creation with Viewshare

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is a guest post from Camille Salas, an intern with the Library of Congress. As a first year graduate student at the University of Maryland’s School of Information, I, like many other library students across the country, enrolled in a required course that focused on the organization of information. I often referred to the …

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Imagine What We’ll Know This Time Next Week: An Interview with Bailey Smith and Anne Wootton of Pop Up Archive

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council, National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group co-chair and a former Fellow in the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. In this installment of the Insights Interviews series, a project of the Innovation Working Group of the …

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What Resolution Should I Use? Part 1

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Barry Wheeler, Digital Projects Coordinator, Office of Strategic Initiatives What is resolution? What resolution should I look for when I buy a scanner? What resolution should I use when using my scanner? These are questions we hear frequently when speaking to people about their digital conversion projects. Unfortunately, …

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Digital Pioneer: Martha Anderson

Posted by: Mike Ashenfelder

Martha Anderson – who is one of the driving forces behind American Memory, NDIIPP, IIPC and NDSA – has an effect on most people she comes in contact with. Watch her work a room at a conference. People beam when they greet her and she relaxes them with her warmth and charm, even as she elicits a formal respect from …