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Digital Preservation

A key aspect of the stewardship of digital content is the need to ensure the continuity of the broad cultural and intellectual record in the digital age and the continued availability of evidence to support future scholarly inquiry. Our program highlights technical and fundamental social and public policy challenges related to the stewardship of all types of digital content.

Recent Publications/Reports/Presentations by CNI Staff

Stewardship and Preservation of Collections in the Digital Age (January '15) Speaker: Clifford A. Lynch
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“Software as a Service and Cloud Based Applications” (December '14) Author: Coalition for Networked Information

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“The Fight to Save Endangered Ebooks” (May '14) Interview with Clifford A. Lynch

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Strategies on Providing Access to Complicated Content (April '14) Speakers: Rachel Frick (moderator), Sari Feldman, Clifford A. Lynch, Katherine Skinner View more information
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“The Future of Personal Digital Archiving: Defining the Research Agendas” (September '13) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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Recent Project Briefings & Plenary Sessions from CNI Meetings

The 2014 National Agenda for Digital Stewardship: What Works in Digital Preservation, and What is Needed (December '14)

Micah Altman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Trevor Owens, Library of Congress
Michelle Gallinger, Gallinger Consulting

 

Ensuring Access to Digital Back Copy: Who Has the Digital Shelving? (December '14)

Peter Burnhill, University of Edinburgh

 

Falling Though the Cracks: Digital Preservation and Institutional Failures (December '14)

Jerome McDonough, Library publishing Coalition

 

Improving the Odds of Preservation (December '14)

David S. H. Rosenthal, Stanford University

 

Inaugural Digital Preservation Network Pilot Project Findings and Next Steps (December '14)

Debra Hanken Kurtz, Texas Digital Library
Tony Navarrete, Stanford University
David Minor, University of California at San Diego

 


Recent Videos

Improving the Odds of Preservation (December '14) David S. H. Rosenthal, Stanford University
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Online-Only Media: 21st Century Collection Crisis? (December '14) John Vallier, University of Washington
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Strategies on Providing Access to Complicated Content (April '14) Speakers: Rachel Frick (moderator), Sari Feldman, Clifford A. Lynch, Katherine Skinner View more information
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Hiberlink: Investigating Reference Rot in Web-Based Scholarly Communication (November '13) Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory
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The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model (March '13) Tom Cramer, Stanford University
Ladd Hanson, University of Texas at Austin
James Simon, Stanford University
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Recent Podcasts

Stewardship and Preservation of Collections in the Digital Age (January '15) Speaker: Clifford A. Lynch
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Digital Preservation Network: Cliff Lynch Speaks with UVA’s James Hilton (June '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, June 6, 2012
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Feb. 28, 2012: Personal Archiving, AAAS, Learning Analytics, & More (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 10, 2012
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Feb. 10, 2012: Horizon Megatrends; E-Book Self-Publishing; OSTP Comments (February '12) CNI Conversations Podcast, Feb. 10, 2012
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Crowdsourcing & Data; Future of Academic Libraries; Nat’l Approaches to Digital Preservation (June '11) CNI Conversations Podcast, June 1, 2011
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