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Vatican library goes digital - Independent Catholic News

Vatican library goes digital - Independent Catholic News | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Vatican library goes digitalIndependent Catholic NewsTo preserve these fragile treasures and make them available to scholars and historians around the world, the Vatican is launching a multi-year project to digitize, store, archive and make the...
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2014 DPOE Training Needs Assessment Survey

2014 DPOE Training Needs Assessment Survey | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Barrie Howard, IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress.
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PTAB | The ISO 16363 site

PTAB | The ISO 16363 site | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
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The Primary Trustworthy Digital Repository Authorisation Body (ISO-PTAB) plays a major role in training auditors and repository managers. This web site is a central source of information about ISO 16363 and OAIS (ISO 14721).

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

Familiarity Breeds Contempt | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
In my recent Internet of Things post I linked to Jim Gettys' post Bufferbloat and Other Challenges.
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argument having multiple diverse systems 

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The Vatican To Digitize Its Manuscripts

The Vatican To Digitize Its Manuscripts | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Don’t you think that it is long overdue for the Vatican to perform a digital scan of all of its manuscripts? After all, the Vatican happens to be...
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Archiving from the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Howard Besser | The Signal: Digital Preservation

Archiving from the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Howard Besser | The Signal: Digital Preservation | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Archiving from the Bottom Up: A Conversation with Howard Besser. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2014-10-10.
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Digital Preservation in the Age of Cloud and Big Data

Digital Preservation in the Age of Cloud and Big Data | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
This White Paper describes the technical challenges and potential solutions for preserving digital artifacts, for long intervals of time (several decades, centuries) in a new world of massive, distributed data.
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Preserving the British Library’s C19 Newspaper Collection: Planets Film Released

Planets (Preservation and Long-term Access Through Networked Services) has released the first of four filmed and written studies to show how national libraries and archives in Europe are using Planets tools to preserve large and valuable digital...
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More on Facebook's "Cold Storage"

More on Facebook's "Cold Storage" | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
So far this year I've attended two talks this year that were really revelatory; Krste Asanović's keynote at FAST 13, which I blogged about earlier, and Kestutis Patiejunas' talk about Facebook's cold storage systems.
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NDSA National Agenda - Digital Preservation (Library of Congress)

NDSA National Agenda - Digital Preservation (Library of Congress) | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
The Library of Congress and its digital preservation partners from the federal, library, creative, publishing, technology, and copyright communities are working to develop a national strategy to collect, archive, and preserve digital content.
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Managing digital continuity - The National Archives

Managing digital continuity - The National Archives | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
To help you to ensure your valuable digital information remains usable over time, we offer a catalogue of guidance, training, and a free file profiling tool called DROID.
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Digital Preservation Sustainability on the EU Policy Level - a workshop report | Open Planets Foundation

Digital Preservation Sustainability on the EU Policy Level - a workshop report | Open Planets Foundation | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Digital Preservation Sustainability on the EU Policy Level - a workshop report

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The Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit | The Signal: Digital Preservation

The Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit | The Signal: Digital Preservation | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
The Digital Preservation Business Case Toolkit. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2013-08-26.
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The Digital Preservation Network

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The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) was formed to ensure that the complete scholarly record is preserved for future generations.
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Digital Preservation Lightning Talks - Day 2

Four "lightning" presentations on Day Two of the Digital Preservation 2014 meeting included "Visual Haggard and Digitizing Illustration" (Kate Halterhoff, Ca...
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ISO Freely Available Standards

ISO Freely Available Standards | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Freely Available Standards.
ISO Copyright for the freely available standards
The following standards are made freely available for standardization purposes.
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Announcement: BitCurator Access! | BitCurator

Announcement: BitCurator Access! | BitCurator | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
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always good news when funding comes through for projects

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Pericles project

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PERICLES is a four-year project that aims to address the challenge of ensuring that digital content remains accessible in an environment that is subject to continual change. This can encompass not only technological change, but also changes in semantics, academic or professional practice, or society itself, which can affect the attitudes and interests of the various stakeholders that interact with the content. PERICLES will take a ‘preservation by design’ approach that involves modelling, capturing and maintaining detailed and complex information about digital content, the environment in which it exists, and the processes and policies to which it is subject.

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audiovisual_v3.pdf

The audiovisual (AV) record of the 20th century is at risk, and digitisation has been a solution, which has created a new problem: preservation of digital AV content.
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Team Digital Preservation and the Aeroplane Disaster: New Animation!

Team Digital Preservation saves the world from mid-air disaster caused by the work of Team Chaos.
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Linking the past with the future: leveraging expertise in digital preservation developed by the library community to ensure long-term, durable access to our collective cultural heritage for the ben...

Linking the past with the future: leveraging expertise in digital preservation developed by the library community to ensure long-term, durable access to our collective cultural heritage for the ben... | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
Stewards of our collective cultural heritage – archivists, librarians, museum specialists, and records managers – need support for continuing education and professional development to properly manage and preserve digital information in order to...
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EC's Report on Digitisation

The report reviews and assesses the overall progress achieved in the European Union in implementing Commission Recommendation of 27 October 2011 on the digitisation and online accessibility of cultura...
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What’s the Real Impact of SHA-256? | AVPreserve

What’s the Real Impact of SHA-256? | AVPreserve | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
his white paper documents a comparative checksum test of the same files under the same conditions, leading to some surprising findings about the actual processing speeds between the MD5 and SHA-256 checksum algorithms.
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Digital Preservation 101: Undertaking a File-Level Inventory for ...

Digital Preservation 101: Undertaking a File-Level Inventory for ... | Digital Preservation | Scoop.it
In order to develop a better understanding of the holdings at Dumbarton Oaks as part of my NDSR project, I have been working on a file-level inventory that can hopefully be embedded in a digital preservation workflow ...
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