Posts Tagged ‘digitalpreservation’

Jaz drives, spiral notebooks, and SCSI: how we lose scientific data

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Jaz drives, spiral notebooks, and SCSI: how we lose scientific data

From Ars Technica. John Timmer writes a nice overview of why digital preservation is important in the context of scientific data, and highlights just how easy it is to fall behind.

Google crowdsources card index for ‘humanity’s last library’

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Google crowdsources card index for ‘humanity’s last library’

In short, the Google Books project could use a few more librarians to actually ensure that their book metadata is holding up.

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