Category Archives: Digital preservation

Challenges in Digitizing Large Archival Collections: Lecture by GFU Prof. Steve Delamarter on Imaging Ethiopic Manuscripts

George Fox University Seminary Professor Steve Delamarter discussed the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) May 22 in the University of Oregon’s Knight Library’s Browsing Room. Dr. Delamarter described how technical and organizational challenges factored into managing a large digital humanities … Continue reading

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Bagit

Image via Wikipedia The Library of Congress, in partnership with the California Digital Library and Stanford University, has developed a solution for successfully transferring digital content.  By creating  guidelines for creating and moving standardized digital containers, called “bags”, digital content … Continue reading

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Preserving Digital Culture

Image via Wikipedia Visit this site from the Library of Congress and at your own pace you can view a nicely done presentation on preserving digital culture.

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Learn About Digital Preservation

Learn about digital preservation in this short visual presentation by the Library of Congress.

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Historical Math Collection

Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs Collection http://digital.library.cornell.edu/m/math/ The Cornell University Library Historical Math Monographs Collection has a rather interesting history. The collection began when a number of brittle and decaying math monographs were digitally scanned using equipment developed by … Continue reading

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Take a quiz

What do you know about digital preservation?  Take a quiz from The Digital Preservation Program and find out interesting facts about digital media.

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Preserving your digital materials

The Library of Congress offers tips on preserving your personal digital materials.

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FDsys

New this month: GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) is an advanced digital system that will enable GPO to manage Government information in a digital form.  It provides public access to and digital preservation of information submitted by Congress and federal … Continue reading

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