Thanks to our partners, collaborators, colleagues and communities we exceeded our 2011 goal and along with you have made significant progress towards meeting the challenges associated with preserving and providing access to a rapidly expanding sea of scientific, cultural and research data.
Politics and History at the Crossroads of Audio Preservation at Columbia University
DuraSpace gold sponsor Columbia University Libraries developed a METS and Fedora standards-compliant audio preservation infrastructure to preserve a deteriorating collection of 820 historically significant reel-to-reel and cassette recordings.
Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) to Meet in Austin, Jan. 11-13, 2012 The next meeting of the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) will be held Jan. 11-13 in Austin, Texas at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.
CALL: 2011 White House Request for Information on Public Access (deadline Jan. 2)As part of the process of fulfilling Section 103 of the 2010 America COMPETES Act, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has issued a Request for Information (RFI), asking individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for broad public access and long-term stewardship to peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research.
CALL for Papers: JCDL 2012The 2012 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) will focus on the interconnected issues around "#sharing #linking #using #preserving." The Conference will be hosted by The George Washington University in Washington, DC June 10-14, 2012.
CALL: SPARC Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair Proposals are now being invited for the SPARC 2012 Open Access Meeting Innovation Fair, where new technologies and strategies will be showcased in engaging, informative, rapid-fire presentations. The Innovation Fair is a highlight to the regular SPARC meeting, now set for the Kansas City Intercontinental Hotel, March 11 through 13, 2012.
SAVE THE DATE: Open Repositories Conference in Edinburgh July 9-13, 2012 The University of Edinburgh Information Services, EDINA, and the Digital Curation Centre are delighted to announce that the University of Edinburgh has been selected to host the Seventh International Conference on Open Repositories (OR12) July 9-13th July, 2012.
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