Digital Preservation @ Your Library: You Can Do This!

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Your library collects digital materials. Perhaps your library creates digital materials. Are they safe now? Will they be accessible in the future? This one-hour webinar will outline simple ways for libraries of all sizes to take small steps to improve the survivability of their digital assets. Topics to be covered include threats to digital objects, types of digital preservation, and small steps to ensure access.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand threats to and survivability of digital objects
  • Distinguish between the two types of digital preservation
  • Learn what types of affordable measures that any library can take to ensure access to digital objects

Target Audience
Any library staff responsible for ensuring continued access to their digital objects


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Technical Requirements
Live Online System Requirements

This course consists of one 60-minute session.

The Imaging and Preservation Service is funded in part by a grant from the Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


April 24 , 2013

1:30 - 2:30 PM CDT

Online Classroom
United States
Phone: 800-843-8482