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The ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group invites speakers to
participate at the Digital Preservation Interest Group session at the ALA
Midwinter Meeting in Seattle on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 from 8:30-10:00 AM.
The mission of the ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group is to
serve as a venue for discussing the preservation management of digital
assets whether commercial, born-digital or converted from analog formats.
Presentation topics should be of current interest to technical services
librarians, preservation librarians, digital librarians, and archivists.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
Digital preservation planning
Digital preservation of special formats such as social media, digital
humanities projects, websites, research data, email, etc.
Digital preservation tools and systems
Collaborative digital preservation efforts
Digital preservation strategies such as format migration, replication, or
Digital preservation best practices
Trusted Digital Repository certification
The economics of digital preservation
Training for digital preservation job responsibilities
Digital preservation challenges
Digital preservation success or failure stories
Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length. Additional
time will be allowed for questions and discussion.
Please send abstracts of proposals to co-chairs by Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
If you have questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from
Digital Preservation Interest Group Co-Chairs:
Assistant Director, Head of Digital Programs, Rockefeller Archive Center
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Meghan Banach Bergin
Coordinator, Bibliographic Access and Metadata Unit, University of