DSpace and storage at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), together with policies and practices instituted by staff at local member institutions, can help members ensure the longevity of their collections.
For those interested in issues of preservation, the DuraSpace Preservation and Archive Solution Community is offering a new resource, in the form of a blog, that is intended to foster the “open exchange of ideas and initiatives around preservation & archiving solutions.”
The effort is part of the DuraSpace “
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The TDL team has begun work to advance the development of a Preservation Network (PresNet) that will store multiple copies of TDL assets at geographically distributed nodes.
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The New York Times highlighted the unique challenges of archival preservation of born-digital materials in an article published yesterday.
A Blue Ribbon Task Force formed in 2007 to investigate Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access has released its final report. You can read the full report here.
The Texas Digital Library and LEARN (the Lonestar Education and Research Network) have formed a strategic partnership that will support collaboration among Texas higher education institutions and scholars by enhancing access to online scholarly communication services and strengthening the preservation of digital assets.
TDL co-directors Mark McFarland and John Leggett traveled to San Francisco this week to attend the Sixth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, otherwise known as iPRES 2009.