Call for registration: Seminar on Digital Preservation and Education of Cultural Heritage: Asian - European Perspectives (DPECH-AEP)

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July 29, 2021

Executive Guide on Digital Preservation Released

IFLA (the International Federation of Library Associations) has announced the release of an Executive Guide on Digital Preservation "intended to assist in convincing senior managers, government officials, and policy- and decision-makers of the importance of preserving their digital assets."

IFLA News, May 21, 2019, https://www.ifla.org/node/92184

Myspace loses all content uploaded before 2016

An interesting story about the problems of digital preservation, especially the preservation of social media:

"Myspace, the once mighty social network, has lost every single piece of content uploaded to its site before 2016, including millions of songs, photos and videos with no other home on the internet.... More than 50m tracks from 14 million artists have been lost..."

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