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Archive: 2015 (21 Posts)

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Format Migrations at Harvard Library: An NDSR Project Update

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest  post by Joey Heinen, National Digital Stewardship Resident at Harvard University Library. As has been famously outlined by the Library of Congress on their website on sustainability factors for digital formats, digital material is just as susceptible to obsolescence as analog formats. Within digital preservation there are a number of …

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Residents Chosen for NDSR 2015 in Washington, DC

Posted by: Susan Manus

We are pleased to announce that the Washington, DC National Digital Stewardship Residency class for 2015 has now been chosen! Five very accomplished people have been selected from a highly competitive field of candidates. The new residents will arrive in Washington, DC this June to begin the program. Updates on the program, including more information …

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DPOE Interview with Sam Meister

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. This interview is part of a series about digital preservation training inspired by the Library’s Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE) Program. Today’s interview is with Sam Meister, University of Montana-Missoula, who is a DPOE Train-the-Trainer Workshop instructor …

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Many Goals for One Residency: An NDSR Project Update

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Jen LaBarbera, National Digital Stewardship Resident at Northeastern University Library. It’s hard to believe that I only have two and a half months left in this residency. Despite Boston’s interminable winter (officially the snowiest on record), my time as a National Digital Stewardship Resident at Northeastern University has …

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Boxes of Hard Drives and Other Challenges at WGBH: An NDSR Project Update

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Rebecca Fraimow, National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH in Boston I have a pretty comprehensive list of goals to accomplish over the course of my time as the National Digital Stewardship Resident at WGBH’s Media, Library and Archives. That is: Document WGBH’s existing ingest workflow for production media …

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DPOE Interview: Three Trainers Launch Virtual Courses

Posted by: Susan Manus

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

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Conservation Documentation Metadata at MoMA – An NDSR Project Update

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Peggy Griesinger, National Digital Stewardship Resident at the Museum of Modern Art. As the National Digital Stewardship Resident at the Museum of Modern Art I have had the opportunity to work with MoMA’s newly launched digital repository for time-based media. Specifically, I have been tasked with updating and …

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From the Field: More Insight Into Digital Preservation Training Needs

Posted by: Susan Manus

The following is a guest post by Jody DeRidder, Head of Digital Services at the University of Alabama Libraries.  This post reports on efforts in the digital preservation community that align with the Library’s Digital Preservation Outreach & Education (DPOE) Program. Jody, among many other accomplishments, has completed one of the DPOE Train-the-Trainer workshops and …