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Collecting and Preserving Digital Art: Interview with Richard Rinehart and Jon Ippolito

Posted by: Trevor Owens

As artists have embraced a range of new media and forms in the last century as the work of collecting, conserving and exhibiting these works has become increasingly complex and challenging. In this space, Richard Rinehart and Jon Ippolito have been working to develop and understand approaches to ensure long-term access to digital works. In …

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Digital Preservation Capabilities at Cultural Heritage Institutions: An Interview With Meghan Banach Bergin

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey of Internet Archive and co-chair of the NDSA Innovation Working Group. In this edition of the Insights Interview series we talk with Meghan Banach Bergin, Bibliographic Access and Metadata Coordinator, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries. Meghan is the author of a Report on Digital Preservation Practices …

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Archiving from the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Howard Besser

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following is a guest post from Julia Fernandez, this year’s NDIIPP Junior Fellow. Julia has a background in American studies and working with folklife institutions and worked on a range of projects leading up to CurateCamp Digital Culture in July. This is part of a series of interviews Julia conducted to better understand the …

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Astronomical Data & Astronomical Digital Stewardship: Interview with Elizabeth Griffin

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following is a guest post from┬áJane Mandelbaum,┬áco-chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working group and IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. As part of our ongoing series of Insights interviews with individuals doing innovative work related to digital preservation and stewardship, we are interested in talking to practitioners from other …

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We’re All Digital Archivists Now: An Interview with Sibyl Schaefer

Posted by: Trevor Owens

Digital was everywhere at this year’s Society of American Archivists annual meeting. What is particularly exciting is that many of these sessions were practical and pragmatic. That is, many sessions focused on exactly how archivists are meeting the challenge of born-digital records. In one such session, Sibyl Schaefer, Head of Digital Programs at the Rockefeller …

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Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research: An Interview with Richard Ball and Norm Medeiros

Posted by: Trevor Owens

This post is the latest in our NDSA Innovation Working Group’s ongoing Insights Interview series. Chelcie Rowell (Digital Initiatives Librarian, Wake Forest University) interviews Richard Ball (Associate Professor of Economics, Haverford College) and Norm Medeiros (Associate Librarian, Haverford Libraries) about Teaching Integrity in Empirical Research, or Project Tier. Chelcie: Can you briefly describe Teaching Integrity …

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Studying, Teaching and Publishing on YouTube: An Interview With Alexandra Juhasz

Posted by: Trevor Owens

The following is a guest post from Julia Fernandez, this year’s NDIIPP Junior Fellow. Julia has a background in American studies and working with folklife institutions and worked on a range of projects leading up to CurateCamp Digital Culture in July. This is part of a series of interviews Julia conducted to better understand the …