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May 6, 2009

Digital Preservation Animation

Digital Preservation Europe has released training videos related to metadata and archiving. The video we have linked entitled Digital Preservation and Nuclear Disaster: An Animation, while a fictitious scenario, tells the tale of what happens to data over time. These are not your normal "boring" training videos but funny animations. School House Rock! meets digital preservation.

To learn more about DPE or to access the suite of preservation resources and tools, please go to http://www.digitalpreservationeurope.org

May 2, 2009

Google scanning technology

Many of us have been wondering how does Google scanning technology work and what occurs behind the "curtain". Check this article out and get some answers to the many questions that Google's book scanning project brought up.