Category: Preservation

Personal Digital Archiving

On Friday, October 18, 2013, Lauren Goodley from Texas State University and I did a presentation about Personal Digital Archiving for the Texas Library Association District 3 Annual Meeting. More accurately, Lauren did a presentation about Personal Digital Archiving, based

Media Preservation (and Digitization)

This was an interesting announcement posted to the Archives & Archivists list. I’ve been interested in digitization and preservation (two separate things, though often conflated) of audio-visual materials for a couple of years now, though I haven’t had many opportunities

A true story of archival woe

There’s been an interesting discussion on the ImageLib list about “archival” DVDs (although the thread is titled “LZW compression for archival masters”). The question of best media for storage of archival master images comes up frequently. In general, we have