The ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group (DPIG) seeks speakers to present at the ALA Annual Conference to be held in Washington DC on Sunday, June 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM.


The Digital Preservation Interest Group’s charge is to serve as a venue for discussing the preservation management of digital assets whether commercial, born-digital or converted e-resources.


This year's theme is “The Impact of Digital Preservation on Other Fields of Expertise”


Potential topics could include, but are not limited to:

·  Work in progress or successful implementation of digital preservation initiatives with respect to policies, planning, metadata, or tools and technology

·  Integration of digital preservation planning across workflows with respect to the work of other areas of expertise

·  Sharing of expertise or collaborative initiatives in conjunction with other disciplinary areas that support digital preservation


Complete proposals must include a title, abstract (no more than 200 words), and information for each speaker (name, title, institution, brief bio, and email address).


Please email proposal abstracts to Justin Baumgartner ([log in to unmask]) and/or Patrice-Andre Prud’homme ([log in to unmask]) by Friday, April 26, 2019. Notifications will be sent out by May 3, 2019.


For any questions, please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you!


ALCTS PARS Digital Preservation Interest Group for 2019:


Patrice-Andre Prud'homme, Ph.D.

Director, Digital Curation

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078

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Justin Baumgartner

Digital Project Librarian

Preservation & Conservation

University of Iowa Libraries

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