Digital Preservation: Current Efforts


About the Webinar

Preservation of digital content is an ongoing and iterative process. The actions we take now could have profound implications for the availability of digital content for future generations. This webinar will show three projects -- an international, a national, and a local preservation initiative -- that will highlight for attendees some of the opportunities and challenges particular to digital content preservation.

Event Sessions

Welcome & System Overview


1:00 pm - 1:05 pm



Mary Alice Baish

Director, Government Relations Office, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

1:05 pm - 1:15 pm:

Mary Alice will start the webinar by providing a bit of context and sharing about the electronic lifecycle.

Filesystem Metadata: An Unsolved Problem in Digital Preservation


1:15 pm - 1:35 pm

CLOCKSS, A Global Archive: Libraries and Publishers Preserving the Past for the Future


Victoria Reich

CLOCKSS Board member and Director, LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries
Stanford University Libraries

1:35 pm - 1:55 pm

Going from Zero to Live with an Automated Digital Preservation System: Planning, Process and Results Based on the New Zealand Experience


Carl Grant

Chief Technology Officer and Associate University Librarian for Knowledge Services
University of Oklahoma

1:55 pm - 2:15 pm

Q&A; and Wrap-up

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Additional Information

  • Registration closes at 12:00 pm EST on January 14, 2009.
  • Cancellations made by January 7, 2009 will receive a full refund. After that date, there are no refunds.
  • Registrants will receive detailed instructions about accessing the webinar via e-mail the Monday prior the event.
  • Registration is per site (access for one computer) and includes access to the online recorded archive of the webinar.
  • Webinar presentation slides and Q&A will be posted to the site following the live webinar.
  • Registrants will receive access information to the archived webinar following the event.