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View Resource Europe's Digital Library

This European website is dedicated to addressing digital preservation problems so that those involved can better plan for future research and development. A key concern is that digital information, and specifically "cultural heritage and scientific objects," will remain accessible and usable for future generations. Although Epranet does not conduct research and development, "it will create a...
View Resource Center for Digital Storytelling

There are many ways to tell stories about communities and individuals, and new developments in multimedia offer some rather compelling ways to do just that. One such organization interested in these types of projects is The Center for Digital Storytelling. In their work they offer workshops for organizations and individuals, along with providing a clearinghouse of information about resources on...
View Resource The Arts Collection

A growing collection currently developing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Arts Collection intends to bring together "in digital form, primary and secondary materials relating to the creative arts as broadly defined: visual, literary, musical, and performing." The first components of the collection are a journal Arts in Society, published at University of Wisconsin from 1958 to 1976,...
View Resource National Film Preservation Foundation: The Film Preservation Guide

No doubt many organizations and institutions have a canister of 16MM film lying around someplace and some diligent member of their organization might ask: "How can we preserve this item?" A very astute question, and this helpful guide from the National Film Preservation Foundation provides substantial guidance and assistance. The 121-page guide describes methods for handling, duplicating, making...
View Resource 2009 WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World

Three hundred museum and library professionals from across the United States gathered together in February 2009 to discuss the development of digital resources and how this development affects librarians and information specialists at cultural institutions. This straightforward website includes webcasts of the sessions and is the next best thing to attending the conference as visitors to their...
View Resource National Digital Stewardship Alliance

Started as an initiative of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a "collaborative effort among government agencies, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and businesses to preserve a distributed national digital collection for the benefit of citizens now and in the future." Some of the...
View Resource Personal Digital Archiving

Somewhere you might have a treasured store of old family photos and letters left from your parents or grandparents. We treasure these memories of loved ones, which are often passed down through generations. But increasingly, we rely on digital tools and resources to safe keep our memories on a blog, our photos on a smart phone, or our correspondence in email. How can we ensure that these memories...

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