New Roles for Research Libraries: Digital Curation for Preservation
This April 2011 webcast explores and expands on key findings and recommendations in the ARL report, "Digital Curation for Preservation." The webcast is hosted by Tyler Walters of Virginia Tech and features a panel composed of Martha Anderson of the Library of Congress/NDIIPP, Jeremy York of HathiTrust, Oya Rieger of Cornell, and Trisha Cruse of the California Digital Library.
Recognizing Digitization as a Preservation Reformatting Method [PDF]
Paper prepared in 2004 at the request of the ARL Preservation Committee to facilitate the development and implementation of policies, standards, guidelines, and best practices in using digitization for reformatting purposes.
Reconeixement de la digitalització com a un mètode de preservació per reformatatge [PDF]
Catalan translation of Recognizing Digitization as a Preservation Reformatting Method
Microform & Imaging Review 33, no. 4 (Fall 2004) is devoted to the subject of digitization as a preservation reformatting method and contains the ARL paper along with nine comments that provide a range of responses to the paper.
ARL Endorses Digitization as an Acceptable Preservation Reformatting Option, press release, July 20, 2004
Digital Preservation Coalition established in 2001 to foster joint action to address the urgent challenges of securing the preservation of digital resources in the U.K. and to work with others internationally to secure the global digital memory and knowledge base
Handbook for Digital Projects: A Management Tool for Preservation and Access published by the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
Guides to Quality in Visual Resource Imaging published by the Digital Library Federation (DLF) and Research Libraries Group (RLG), these five guides cover project planning, scanner selection, considerations for imaging systems, digital master quality, and master file formats and storage.
Building Digital Collections: Technical Information and Background Papers documentation of technical activities related to the American Memory Collections produced by the National Digital Library Program at the Library of Congress.
"Preservation 2000: An International Conference on the Preservation and Long-Term Accessibility of Digital Materials" York, England, December, 7-8 2000
"Digital Reality II: Preserving Our Electronic Heritage" a conference cosponsored by the NELINET Preservation Advisory Committee, John F. Kennedy Library, and Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) and hosted by the Kennedy Library in Boston on 5 June 2000
The Typed Object Model (TOM) a data model and mediator architecture for handling diverse data formats, developed by John Mark Ockerbloom
Avoiding Technological Quicksand: Finding a Viable Technical Foundation for Digital Preservation, CLIR report by Jeff Rothenberg, January 1998
Arts and Humanities Data Service, A Strategic Policy Framework for Creating and Preserving Digital Collections by Neil Beagrie and Daniel Greenstein, 14 July 1998, updated July 2001
"Time and Technology Threaten Digital Archives" by Stephen Manes in The New York Times (7 April 1998).
"Time and Bits: Managing Digital Continuity" a meeting sponsored by the Getty Conservation Institute and the Getty Information Institute, in collaboration with the Long Now Foundation, and held 8-10 February 1998 at the Getty Center
Internet Archive "building a library of snapshots of publicly accessible Internet sites."
Preserving Digital Information: Final Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information 1996, commissioned by the Commission on Preservation and Access and The Research Libraries Group
PADI: Preserving Access to Digital Information the National Library of Australia's subject gateway to digital information resources