I still remember my first Skype call. My brother was doing some work in Cairo and suggested via email that we try a new tool that he had been using. Of course, we had some trouble with the bandwidth and so kept losing the video.
But how cool was that? Audio and video from halfway [...]
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is seeking nominations for appointments to the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Advisory Committee. The committee advises the DLF director on matters relating to program activity and initiatives, budget, and strategy. Members serve three-year terms, with the possible option to renew for an additional term at the discretion [...]
The December 2013 issue of the Library of Congress Digital Preservation newsletter (pdf) is now available!
In this issue:
Beyond the Scanned Image: Scholarly Uses of Digital Collections Ten Tips to Preserve Holiday Digital Memories Anatomy of a Web Archive Updates on FADGI: Still Image and Audio Visual Guitar, Bass, Drums, Metadata Upcoming events: CNI [...]
More than 20 developers visited the ‘Hadoop-driven digital preservation Hackathon’ in Vienna which took place in the baroque room called “Oratorium” of the Austrian National Library from 2nd to 4th of December 2013. It was really exciting to hear people vividly talking about Hadoop, Pig, Hive, HBase followed by silent phases of concentrated coding [...]
There are “Two Sides of the Face: Midwinter Tales” wrote Arthur Quiller-Couch in 1903 (available from ibiblio-hosted Project Gutenberg), but it still took him 8 stories to cover those two sides and of course, Project Gutenberg makes the book available in several formats. Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index finds at least 6 versions of “In [...]
Diane Papineau. Photo credit: Patty Ceglio
This is part two of the Content Matters interview series interview with Diane Papineau, a geographic information systems analyst at the Montana State Library.
Part one was yesterday, December 5, 2013.
Butch: What are some of the biggest digital preservation and stewardship challenges you face at the [...]
Access to information empowers everyone, including those living in poverty, to exercise their rights and learn new skills. It helps people improve their lives and hold their governments accountable. But this essential target was missing from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and that hindered progress on other development goals. This cannot happen again.
Over the [...]
As 2013 rolls to an end and magazines and newspapers begin to reflect on the past year, we thought we’d take a look at the last twelve months in Digital Humanities Now. As part of the PressForward project’s research into… (3)
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