Steven Puglia, Connecting Digital Conversion with Digital Preservation

To have a complete picture of digital preservation, it helps to look at other activities that have a very real impact – digital conversion being a good example.  We recently welcomed a new colleague who is already making a difference with this effort, Steven Puglia, who recently joined the Library of Congress as Digital Conversion […]

Preserving Digital Public Television

A couple of years ago I picked up a reissue of a 1970 record by a band called Stark Reality. Their lone record is a funky jazz re-working of Hoagy Carmichael compositions for a children’s public television program: highly idiosyncratic but pleasingly unusual. Turns out that in addition to their album they composed the theme […]

Partner Profile: American Society of Media Photographers

The American Society of Media Photographers is a trade organization whose members create works primarily for publication. ASMP offers members legal, business and technical information and it advocates for photographers’ legal rights. In 2007, NDIIPP awarded funding to ASMP, which ASMP used to develop a comprehensive digital photography resource online. ASMP titled it Digital Photography […]

A Blog About Saving Bits

We are excited and happy that the Library of Congress digital preservation program is now part of the blogosphere. Our official name is the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, or NDIIPP (pronounced “n-dip”). You might find the acronym cryptic. But the name packs in a lot of meaning and a big mission. Plus, […]