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April 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

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The April 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (PDF) is now available.April 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Nominate an individual, student, organization or project for the annual National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Awards
  • A Digital Preservation Fairy Tale: Snow Byte and the Seven Formats
  • Interviews with: Mark Leggott, University Librarian at the University of Prince Edward Island; and Leonardo Flores, Professor of English at El Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez de la Universidad de Puerto Rico
  • Highlights from SXSW 2013
  • Viewshare highlights from Jeremy Myntti, Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, and Violeta Ilik, Metadata Cataloging Librarian at Texas A&M University Libraries
  • Free publication, “Perspectives on Personal Digital Archiving”
  • Personal digital archiving bytes: Death, Taxes, Digital Audits and PUPPIES!; The Personal Pain of Data Loss; When Smart People Make Silly Decisions about their Files; and What Resolution Should I Use? Part 3
  • Upcoming events: Digital Cultural Heritage DC #DCHDC April 18, Washington, DC; CATCH Meeting: Archiving the Web: How to Support Research of Future Heritage? April 19, The Hague, Netherlands; 2013 IIPC General Assembly, April 22-26, Ljubljana, Slovenia; A Michigan Digital Preservation Practitioners Group, April 24, Detroit, MI; Real-World Collection Challenges with Digital Forensics Tools and Methods, June 3-5, Chapel Hill, NC; NDSA Regional Workshop, May 10, Boston, MA; and NDSA Regional Workshop, June 14, New York, NY

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