Monthly Archives: December 2003

Research report – digital preservation

The Library of Congress and NSF sponsored a workshop on digital preservation last year, which Brian attended. A report of the workshop has appeared on the NDIIPP website. The Library of Congress and the National Science Foundation hosted a workshop to identify specific research challenges associated with long-term preservation of digital content. As detailed in … Continue reading Research report – digital preservation

Authorities and archives

I was in Yale for a couple of days this week where there was a little discussion about EAC (encoded archival context): For some time, archivists have been discussing the need for a standard structure for the recording and exchange of information about the creators of archival materials. Following up on these discussions, a group … Continue reading Authorities and archives


I am doing the opening keynote at ECDL 2004. Although I have been a (somewhat inactive) member of the program committee for previous JCDL and ECDL conferences I have never actually attended one. My sense of looking at the proceedings is that there is little that is cumulative or which has had a serious impact … Continue reading ECDL