Archive for the 'Digital preservation' Category

Happy Day of Digital Archives! My Musings

Today is the Day of Digital Archives! The Intersections of Oral Traditions and Digital Archives. (Happy Day of Digital Archives, Oct 12 2012) Older ways of representing information, especially in the everyday library setting, are often rule-based, linear, and resistant to change. Digital repositories/ digital archives, in contrast, provide alternatives to linear, monolithic descriptions for […]

Persistent Digital Archives and Library System: Final Project Report to the Library of Congress, April 19, 2012

As archivists and special collection librarians at Williams, longevity of digital and analog materials is inherent to our work. And, of course, we are interested in best practice implementation about this subject, especially on the international level. Indeed, digital information/ collections has economic value as a cultural product and as a source of knowledge. It […]