Digital Preservation News & Articles
| Friday Aug 17, 2012
Our SharePointpalooza continued this week with the debut of a new series on SharePoint governance, a few perspectives on what SharePoint 2013 holds in store and something anyone contemplating the switch to the latest version can relate to: the SharePoint upgrade headache.
We also heard further reports from the archival front and were asked if your workplace was a circus, who would you be?
| Thursday Aug 16, 2012
The good times continued at the SAA Annual Meeting last week as attendees weighed their open-source video preservation options. A case study from the City of Vancouver Archives outlining its successes and weighty considerations prompted the session audience to ask thought-provoking questions on the simplicity of film preservation and the complications of video preservation.
| Tuesday Aug 14, 2012
The question of creating access to information is not a new one for archivists, but how some archivists are answering that question when handling large quantities of hard copy data in a digital environment is.
| Friday Aug 10, 2012
Working with many of the techniques of Digital Forensics, Digital Preservationists are moving to the forefront in many institutions, bridging the gap between archivists, technologists and records managers.
| Monday May 21, 2012
The Society of American Archivists (SAA) offered its “Managing Electronic Records in Archives & Special Collections” workshop in Seattle May 10-11th in support of its Digital Archives Specialist [DAS] certificate.
| Thursday Apr 26, 2012
No one is arguing that we aren't an increasingly digital culture, both at work and at home. The digital assets that we create for business, personal and educational purposes are quickly replacing the books, tapes, CDs, newspapers and magazines that most of us grew up with.
| Wednesday Mar 3, 2010
Would you pay for your newspaper online? Probably not your average teen, who doesn't seem to even know what a newspaper is. If they don't read them now is there really a need to preserve their content for the future?