News You Can Use

Keep up-to-date on developments in Preservation and Disaster Preparedness by adding these blogs or news sites to your RSS reader or portal:

Digital Preservation News From the Library of Congress
(http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/index.html)

Digitization 101
(http://hurstassociates.blogspot.com/)
The subtitle of this frequently up-dated blog says it all: "The place for staying up-to-date on issues, topics, lessons learned and events surrounding the creation, management, marketing and preservation of digital assets."

FEMA: RSS and Data
(http://www.fema.gov/help/rss.shtm)
Many different feeds available for disaster news, disaster response resources and mitigation.

JISC Beginner's Guide to Digital Preservation
(http://blogs.ukoln.ac.uk/jisc-bgdp/)
Produced in the United Kingdom, this blog is also useful to American audiences. Recent postings include: "What is Digital Preservation?", "Preserving Your Tweets", "Theory to Practice: Digital Preservation Case Studies".

Parks Library Preservation
(http://parkslibrarypreservation.wordpress.com/)
This blog is operated by Parks Library at Iowa State University of Science & Technology. It is updated frequently and profusely illustrated. Like other blogs from preservation departments in libraries, its focus is local, but the blog is also interesting and useful.

Preservation: A Weblog about Preservation, Conservation, and the Stewardship of the UCLA Library's Collections
(http://blogs.library.ucla.edu/preservation/)
The focus of this blog is on UCLA, but most postings are relevant to anyone interested in the topic.

Preservation & Conservation Administration News
(http://prescan.wordpress.com/)
One of the best blogs for news and information related to library and archives preservation and conservation. It is frequently updated.

Preservation in the News via the National Trust of Historic Preservation
(http://www.preservationnation.org/about-us/press-center/in-the-news/)
Aggregates preservation news, with an emphasis on historic buildings.

Look for our next round of information in July!
-Preservation Committee-

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