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National Digital Information Infrastructure & Preservation Program
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  1. If you’re interested in converting your personal collections of photos or documents to digital files, you have two options. One, you can scan your own materials (or DIY). Two, you can outsource or use a scanning service to do it for you.
  2. Recent Posts by OthersSee All
    • Lynne Marie Thomas
       Friday Funnies Video: Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts via National Digital Information Infrastructure & Preservation Program
      1 · January 11 at 1:20pm
    •  I'm try to understand this interesting document, but can not find a good definition for "non-collocation of inventory". Help??? :)
      4 · January 7 at 1:52pm
    • Lynne Marie Thomas
       Woo! We're famous! Thanks, National Digital Information Infrastructure & Preservation Program!
      2 · December 10, 2012 at 11:09am
  3. RecommendationsSee All
    • Ramona Morrissette
      Hello Everyone, this is a great site on how we preserve data digitally.
      about 11 months ago
    • Patricia F. Anderson
      Any library type folk who haven't already seen this, well, you should. Take a look - they have great content, relevant thoughts, sharing high quality resources.
      about 12 months ago
    • about 12 months ago
    • Denise Loughlin
      This is an incredible source of information - phenomenal!
      over a year ago
  5. has come a long way in 2 years. Take a look at some papers, presentations and blog posts that highlight access to digital collections.
  6. The ALA's Association for Library Collections and Technical Services and the Public Library Association are collaborating with the Library of Congress to disseminate information to public libraries about personal digital archiving.
  7. The European Commission open data portal -- which provides access to 5800+ data sets -- is now in public beta. The EC intends to open up public sector information for free re-use as part of the European open data strategy. It is also a first step towards a pan-European data portal that will provide access to all underlying national, regional and local data portals.
  8. ARL report draws on the expertise of working video librarians, together with copyright lawyers to provide guidance on some of the thorniest questions surrounding application of Section 108 to decrepit video formats.
  9. Amber Case coined the term "persistent paleontology" in reference to electronic systems that continuously layer on new information and it's an interesting association because it lets us look at digital preservation from a different angle.

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