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Archive: August 2015 (5 Posts)

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SAA Awards NDSA for Outstanding Published Work

Posted by: Abbey Potter

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance has been awarded a special commendation in the Preservation Publication category for the 2015 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship from the Society of American Archivists. The award recognize outstanding published work related to archives preservation, and was presented as part of the 2015 SAA annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio. “The …

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DPOE Interview with Austin Schulz of the Oregon State Archives

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. This post is part of a series about digital preservation training inspired by the Library’s Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE) Program. This series focuses on exceptional individuals who have, among other things, completed one of the DPOE …

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Mapping the Digital Galaxy: The Keepers Registry Expands its Tool Kit

Posted by: Erin Engle

This past month, The Keepers Registry released a new version of its website with a suite of significant new features to help its members monitor the archival status of e-journal content. The Library of Congress has been one of the archiving institutions of The Keepers Registry and we thought this was a good time to …

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The Personal Digital Archiving 2015 Conference

Posted by: Mike Ashenfelder

The annual Personal Digital Archiving conference is about preserving any digital collection that falls outside the purview of large cultural institutions. Considering the expanding range of interests at each subsequent¬†PDA¬†conference, the meaning of the word “personal” has become thinly stretched to cover topics such as family history, community history, genealogy and digital humanities. New York …