Presentations available from iPRES 2009

The proceedings and presentations from the Sixth Annual Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2009) are now available online on the California Digital Library’s eScholarship site.

A sampling of the presentations on the site:

  • Perspectives on the Economics of Sustainable Digital Preservation (Martha Anderson, Paul Courant, and Patricia Cruse, with introduction by Brian Lavoie and moderator Abby Smith)
  • E-infrastructure and Digital Preservation: Challenges and Outlook (Reinhard Altenhöner)
  • Ready? Assessing Whether Organizations are Prepared for Digital Preservation (Robert Sharpe)
  • Implementing Metadata that Guides Digital Preservation Services (Adam Farquhar)
  • The Human Face of Digital Preservation: Organizational and Staff Challenges and Initiatives at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Emmanuelle Bermès and Louise Fauduet)

iPRES 2009 was held in San Francisco on October 5-6, 2009. The conference, which was hosted by the California Digital Library, “explore[s] the latest trends, innovations, and practices in preserving our scientific and cultural digital heritage.”

The next iPRES conference will be held September 19-24, 2010, in Vienna, Austria.

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