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2010 Digital Preservation Award

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The Winner

The Digital Preservation Award 2010 was won by Los Alamos National Laboratory and Old Dominion University for the Memento Project.
The Digital Preservation Coalition sponsors the Digital Preservation Award under the banner of the Conservation Awards, which are supported by Sir Paul McCartney and managed in partnership by key organisations in conservation, restoration and preservation management.dpa2010_1

‘Memento offers an elegant and easily deployed method that reunites web archives with their home on the live web,’ explained Richard Ovenden, chair of the Digital Preservation Coalition. ‘It opens web archives to tens of millions of new users and signals a dramatic change in the way we use and perceive digital archives.’

‘The ability to change and update pages is one of the web’s greatest advantages but it introduces a sort of structured instability which makes it hard to depend on web pages in the long term. For more than a decade services like the UK Web Archive and the Internet Archive have provided a stable but partial memory of a fragment of the web – but users had no way of linking between current content and earlier versions held by web archives.’

Interview with Herbert Van De Sompel about the Memento Project for Digital Preservation Award 2010 from William Kilbride on Vimeo.

Reaad the complete PRESS RELEASE: Memento Project Wins the Digital Preservation Award 2010


The Runners Up:

Interview with Hannes Hulovits and Christoph Becker about the PLATO 3 project for Digital Preservation Award 2010 from William Kilbride on Vimeo.

Interview with Amanda Spencer of The National Archives about Web Continuity, shortlisted for the Digital Preservation Award 2010 from William Kilbride on Vimeo.

Interview with Jerry McDonough of Preserving Virtual Worlds Project for Digital Preservation Award 2010 from William Kilbride on Vimeo.

Blue Ribbon Task Force: Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long Term Access to Digital Information

  • Read the complete PRESS RELEASE: 2010 Shortlist Announcement

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