Digital preservation hits the small screen

by Sally J.

in * How to PRESERVE Family History Treasures, Free Articles / Blog

I love it when the challenges of digital preservation hit the main stream press. It shocks me how few people understand how fragile digital files are. Which reminds me, before we get to the TV clip, I want to thank the New York Times for tearing down their pay wall. Now I can post links that won’t expire, which is nice.
So anyways, there’s an ABC News program called “Ahead of the Curve.” Below is a link to an interview with Martha Anderson, acting director of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress.

Click here to watch the video. A short commercial promo will run first, sorry ’bout that.

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