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What’s Happening Now: Current Preservation Tools at TDL

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.

Posted in Preservation Network

New DuraSpace blog tackles preservation issues

DuraSpaceFor 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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PresNet development sprint underway

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.

Posted in Conferences, News, Preservation Network, PresNet Users Group, TCDL, TDL development, Texas Digital Library
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Challenges of preservation in a digital world

The New York Times highlighted the unique challenges of archival preservation of born-digital materials in an article published yesterday.

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Digital Preservation Task Force report now available online

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.

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Texas Digital Library and LEARN announce strategic partnership

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.

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TDL directors travel to iPRES 2009

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.

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TDL Update Newsletter, December 2006

The December 2006 issue of TDL Update, the newsletter of the Texas Digital Library

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