Content Matters: An Interview with Staff from the National Park Service

This is a guest post by Abbie Grotke, the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team Lead and Co-Chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group. In this installment of the Content Matters series of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group we’re featuring an interview with staff from the U.S. National Park […]

Reframing Art Resources for the Digital Age: An Interview with Stephen Bury & Lily Pregill of the New York Art Resources Consortium

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council, National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group co-chair and a former Fellow in the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. In this installment of our ongoing interview series with new members of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance, […]

And the Winner Is… Announcing the 2013 NDSA Innovation Award Winners

The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council, National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group co-chair and a former Fellow in the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group awards team is excited to announce the 2013 winners […]

NDSA Members Report on Digital Storage Systems

The following is a guest post by Michelle Gallinger, Digital Programs Coordinator with NDIIPP and the National Digital Stewardship Alliance facilitator. DLib Magazine, the Magazine of Digtial Library Research, has recently published “NDSA Storage Report: Reflections on National Digital Stewardship Alliance Member Approaches to Preservation Storage Technologies.” The structure and design of digital storage systems […]

CURATEcamp Exhibition: Exhibition in and of the Digital Age

Alongside this year’s Digital Preservation 2013 meeting, I am excited to announce that we will also be playing host to a CURATEcamp unconference focused on exploring the idea of exhibition. For those unfamiliar with unconferences, the key idea is that the participants define the agenda and that there are no spectators, everyone who comes should plan […]

Explore Innovative Ideas Across the Digital Information Landscape at Digital Preservation 2013

We like to think (and hope) that our blog The Signal acts as an informative resource from which to learn and engage in conversations of digital preservation work.  We hope that it exposes you to interesting projects and people stewarding digital collections, and that it creates opportunities to expose you to the wider community of […]

The State Electronic Records Initiative: Content Matters Interview

This is a Guest Post by Abbie Grotke, the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team Lead and Co-Chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group. In this installment of the Content Matters interview series of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group, I interview Jim Corridan, President of the Council of State […]

Hydra’s Open Source Approach: An Interview with Tom Cramer

The following interview is a guest post from Karen Cariani, Director of the WGBH Media Library and Archives at WGBH Educational Foundation and Co-Chair for the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Infrastructure Working Group.  Open source software is playing an important role in digital stewardship. In an effort to better understand the role open source software is […]

Historicizing the Digital for Digital Preservation Education: An Interview with Alison Langmead and Brian Beaton

In this installment of the NDSA innovation working group’s ongoing series of innovation interviews I talk with Alison Langmead and Brian Beaton about the approach they are taking to teaching Digital Preservation at the University of Pittsburgh. Alison holds a joint appointment in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and the School […]

Understanding User Generated Tags for Digital Collections: An Interview with Jennifer Golbeck

This is a guest post by Jose “Ricky” Padilla, a HACU intern working with NDIIPP. More and more cultural heritage organizations are inviting their users to tag collection items to help aggregate, sort and filter collection items. If we could better understand how and why users tag and what they’re tagging we can better understand how […]