About the Webinar
We began offering digital information several decades ago. Today, some of that information has been lost because of the way it was saved. One of the major issues with digital information is creating and preserving it in ways that ensure its availability for generations to come. Unfortunately, this has not always been the case, and there are vast amounts of data that have been preserved but in ways that are no longer readable. This webinar will discuss old technology and the data that is imprisoned on it, and how to set this data free, e.g., how to convert it into formats that render it useful not just to us, but to future researchers.
Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO
Curating the Scholarly Record: Archiving Executable Content
Keith Webster, Dean of Libraries and Director of Emerging and Integrative Media Initiatives, Carnegie Mellon University
Supporting Description and Access for New Media Art
Dianne Dietrich, Physics & Astronomy Librarian, Cornell University Library; Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services Fellow, 2013-2015
Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 (the day of the webinar). Discounts are available for NISO and NASIG members and students. NISO Library Standards Alliance (LSA) members receive one free connection as part of membership and do not need to register. (The LSA member webinar contact will automatically receive the login information.
All webinar registrants and LSA webinar contacts receive access to the recorded version for one year.