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Vice Montreal interviews Jason Scott of the Internet Archive about saving digital history and the highs and lows of a digital world, while strolling through a used technology store in Montreal.
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Internet Archive Presents
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Appearance by Jason Scott on VICE.ca discussing digital preservation.
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A public service announcement highlighting the importance of digital preservation and the risks of obsolescence. Sources consulted: Library of Congress. "Digital Preservation. "Last modified March 17, 2014. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov" Images: Body-stress.com: http://body-stress.com/computer-stress/ Ian McGlory - "Putting cartridge into disc tray" Visualphotos.com: http://www.visualphotos.com/image/2x2663452/damaged/cassette/tape Wikipedia.com:...
Topics: Youtube, video, Education, Digital Preservation, Obsolescence, Technology
The Software Preservation Library
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http://ala.org/alcts An ALCTS webinar. This session discusses the fundamentals of digital preservation. After the session, attendees will be able to define digital preservation, discuss significant threats to digital materials, describe tools for addressing these threats, explain three key concepts of digital preservation, and be able to identify sources for further information on the topic. Intended audience members are library staff with responsibilities for digital projects and those...
Topics: Youtube, video, Education, digital preservation, libraries, ALA, ALCTS
The Software Preservation Library
by Open Preservation Foundation
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As the digital preservation community is increasingly deploying tools into productive environments, the need to systematically evaluate and share evidence about the quality of these tools has become a pressing need. At the Benchmarking Forum at IPRES 2015, researchers, community organizations and practitioners discussed opportunities and challenges in adopting software benchmarking as a systematic tool for evaluating digital preservation tools. Outcomes include an initial set of benchmark...
Topics: Youtube, video, Science & Technology, digital preservation, benchmark dp
The Software Preservation Library
by The Centre for Computing History
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Natasa Milic-Fayling talks about software preservation and virtualising operating systems to ensure access to old file types. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql3QBVeiF8I Uploader: The Centre for Computing History
Topics: Youtube, video, Science & Technology, Digital Preservation, Centre for Computing History
The Software Preservation Library
by CNI: Coalition for Networked Information
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PRESQT: Assessing Researcher and Library Needs for Research Data & Software Preservation Quality Tools Rick Johnson Program Director of Digital Initiatives and Scholarship University of Notre Dame Natalie Meyers E-Research Librarian University of Notre Dame John Wang Associate University Librarian University of Notre Dame See https://www.cni.org/topics/digital-preservation/presqt-assessing-researcher-and-library-needs-for-research-data-software-preservation-quality-tools for more...
Topics: Youtube, video, Science & Technology, Digital Preservation, #cni18s, cni2018s, Research Data...
The Software Preservation Library
by Software Preservation Network
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This is the second episode in a series of six webinars on Software Preservation. The Software Preservation Webinar Series provides a survey of software preservation contexts. Each episode explores a different software preservation context by providing an overview, discussion with guest speakers (specialists in digital preservation, software studies, scholarly communication, open source software and more) and open discussion with attendees. The webinar series is jointly hosted by the Digital...
Topics: Youtube, video, Education, software preservation, collection development, software, digital...
The Software Preservation Library
by Roberto Di Cosmo and Stefano Zacchiroli
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ABSTRACT Software is now a key component present in all aspects of our society. Its preservation has attracted growing attention over the past years within the digital preservation community. We claim that source code—the only representation of software that contains human readable knowledge—is a precious digital object that needs special handling: it must be a first class citizen in the preservation landscape and we need to take action immediately, given the increasingly more frequent...
Topics: source code, digital preservation, cultural heritage, open source software, free software
The Software Preservation Library
by Software Preservation Network
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This episode is first in a series of six webinars on Software Preservation The Software Preservation Webinar Series provides a survey of software preservation contexts. Each episode explores a different software preservation context by providing an overview, discussion with guest speakers (specialists in digital preservation, software studies, scholarly communication, open source software and more) and open discussion with attendees. The webinar series is jointly hosted by the Digital...
Topics: Youtube, video, Education, digital preservation, software preservation, collective action,...
The Software Preservation Library
by CNI: Coalition for Networked Information
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Keith Webster Dean of Libraries Carnegie Mellon University Euan Cochrane Digital Preservation Manager Yale University See http://www.cni.org/topics/digital-preservation/software-curation-as-a-digital-preservation-service/ for more information. Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2015 Membership Meeting April 13-14, 2015 Seattle, WA http://www.cni.org/mm/spring-2015/ Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7nTIFR-g88 Uploader: CNI: Coalition for Networked Information
Topics: Youtube, video, Science & Technology, digital preservation, software, Euan Cochrane, Open...
The Software Preservation Library
by Patricia Aufderheide, Brandon Butler, Krista Cox, Peter Jaszi
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A report released on February 9, 2018, The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record, finds that individuals and institutions need clear guidance on the legality of archiving legacy software to ensure continued access to digital files of all kinds and to illuminate the history of technology. The first product of an Association of Research Libraries (ARL) project funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the report is based on extensive...
Topics: software, preservation, copyright, digital, permissions, cultural, interviewees, culture, legacy,...
The Software Preservation Library
by David Rosenthal
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As originally described at http://blog.dshr.org/2015/11/emulation-virtualization-as.html : I'm very grateful that funding from the Mellon Foundation on behalf of themselves, the Sloan Foundation and IMLS allowed me to spend much of the summer researching and writing a report, Emulation and Virtualization as Preservation Strategies (37-page PDF, CC-By-SA). I submitted a draft last month, it has been peer-reviewed and I have addressed the reviewers comments. It is also available on the LOCKSS web...
Topics: emulation, digital, web, internet, preserved, http, software, preservation, emulator, artefacts,...
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In December 1994, the Commission on Preservation and Access and the Research Libraries Group created the Task Force on Digital Archiving. The purpose of the Task Force was to investigate the means of ensuring “continued access indefinitely into the future of records stored in digital electronic form.” Composed of individuals drawn from industry, museums, archives and libraries, publishers, scholarly societies and government, the Task Force was charged specifically to: -- “Frame the key...
Topics: digital, archives, task, archiving, preserving, force, preservation, costs, objects, storage, task...