Category Archives: Preservation

Bookworms at the Library

Many people are not aware that bookworms really do exist — and can do a great deal of damage to library books. The GFU Library was contacted recently by the Friends Yearly Meeting in Hawaii. (Many people are not aware … 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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How to store your books

The Library of Congress offers helpful information on storing your books: Store books out of direct sunlight and where air can circulate freely. Store them away from windows and don’t put them on shelves against outside walls. Store books on … Continue reading

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