Web archiving partners meet in 2019

Archive-It

Both events featured program and technology updates from Internet Archive staff, news and case studies from Archive-It partners, and informal time for discussion and working groups. by the Archive-It team.

Summary – “Blockchain Technology and Recordkeeping”

ARMA International

The chapters respond to, and are structured according to, an initial set of questions from the AIEF’s call for proposals for a study on blockchain, records, and information management. but the proliferation of digital records has necessitated new tools for managing privacy.

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SAA Austin Recap #2! Acquisitions & Appraisal & Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting!

The Schedule

The standing-room-only gathering examined the topic of digital appraisal through presentations and breakout sessions. The Electronic Records Section is also seeking an early-career member for a community resource project and survey focused on resources for digital preservation. The next presentation was a lightning round on tools for born-digital appraisal?: Author: Scott Kirycki.

Truth, Lies & Videotape: Digital Video Archivists Gather at MoMA

Archives Blogs

Make that a digital video age. And all those digital video files flying around on the internet or downloaded onto your phone not only provide entertainment or inspiration to current viewers, but could be one of the best windows into our world for future historians. However, files designed to capitalize on the ever-changing whims of digital distribution may not be built for longevity, so archivists worry about their ability to stand as historical artifacts for the long term.