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Archive for June, 2016

Digital Preservation Standards: Using ISO 16363 for assessment

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

This presentation, given by Amy Rudersdorf at the 2016 American Library Association’s Preservation Administrator’s Interest Group meeting, provides a higher level discussion of the use of standards for […]

The proof is in the standards pudding

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Deciding which tools to use and approaches to take to perform assessment can be a difficult decision. There are complex standards, like ISO 16363, more lightweight technology and infrastructure guidance like NDSA’s Levels of Digital Preservation (LoDP), internally devised audits, and others. Each approach and tool is valued in our digital preservation arsenal, but deciding which one makes the most sense for one’s institution at a given time and place can be difficult to determine.

Archival Musings: The Importance of Place

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

The author suggests pairing this post with The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks. Sweet jams make the musings go down easier. Independence, Kansas, is a small […]