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What’s Up, (with Google) Docs? – The Challenge of Native Cloud Formats

Paul Young is Digital Preservation Specialist/Researcher at The National Archives UK The Challenge The National Archives has recently been looking at the issue of transferring material from departments with Google Workspace Environments (previously GSuite). The rise in cloud document management has brought new challenges which require changes to existing processes and methods.  One of the biggest issues is dealing with the Google native cloud formats produced by the suite of...

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DPC releases new Technology Watch Guidance Note – Which checksum algorithm should I use?

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to launch the next in its series of Technology Watch Guidance Notes entitled Which checksum algorithm should I use?  by Matthew Addis today. As the title suggests, Which checksum algorithm should I use? is intended to help answer one of the perennial questions in digital preservation. Starting by defining key terms, the report goes on to identify the reasons for using checksums and the algorithms which could be applied, before...

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Member preview of new Technology Watch Guidance Note – Which checksum algorithm should I use?

The DPC has released a Member preview of the next in its series of Technology Watch Guidance Notes entitled Which checksum algorithm should I use? by Matthew Addis today. As the title suggests, Which checksum algorithm should I use? is intended to help answer one of the perennial questions in digital preservation. Starting by defining key terms, the report goes on to identify the reasons for using checksums and the algorithms which could be applied, before providing practical advice on...

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Amplifying change: A history of the Atlantic Philanthropies on the island of Ireland

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is a trusted Digital Repository (TDR) for the preservation, curation, and dissemination of Ireland’s humanities, social sciences, and cultural heritage data. The Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) is Cornell University’s primary repository of rare books, manuscripts, and archival materials and it houses the recent donation of the Atlantic Philanthropies complete business archives. DRI and RMC are jointly nominating ‘Amplifying change’, an...

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Fifteen years with digital preservation

{jcomments on} Zhenxin Wu is Professor of the Information System Department and Deputy Director of the Digital Preservation Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences at the National Science Library in Beijing, China   与长期保存共同成长的十五年        ...

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