Category: Preservation

DH09 Wednesday, session 1: managing information

June 24th, 2009 in DigiLib BLog, Preservation 1 comment

First up, Melissa Terras of University College London. “Digital Curiosities: Resource Creation Via Amateur Digitization”

Melissa has spent a lot of time studying images, and in most cases was studying images in/from institutions. But what about collections (of all sorts, not just images) created by people who aren’t affiliated with institutions? They’re actually quite interesting, and Melissa studied them using the following methods:


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DH09 Tuesday, session 1: Preserving Virtual Worlds: Models & Community

June 23rd, 2009 in DigiLib BLog, Preservation 2 comments

[Again, live blogging with all its pitfalls and disclaimers. I almost certainly won’t get most or all of the live discussion, in particular; if you remember the Q&As, please put those in comments.]

This panel is put on by members of the Preserving Virtual Worlds project, a multi-institutional collaboration “funded by the Preserving Creative America initiative under the National Digital Information Infrastructure Preservation Program (NDIIPP) administered by the Library of Congress.” (quoted from the PVW site) More

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