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Digital Preservation: Current Efforts

Ex Libris

January 14, 2009
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)

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.


1:00-1:05 p.m.: Welcome & System Overview
Karen A. Wetzel, Standards Program Manager, NISO

1:05-1:15 p.m.: Introduction

Mary Alice Baish, Director, Government Relations Office, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
Mary Alice will start the webinar by providing a bit of context and sharing about the electronic lifecycle.

1:15-1:35 p.m.: Filesystem Metadata: An Unsolved Problem in Digital Preservation

Keith Johnson, Stanford Digital Repository Preservation Architect

1:35-1:55 p.m.: 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
1:55-2:15 p.m.: Going from Zero to Live with an Automated Digital Preservation System: Planning, Process and Results Based on the New Zealand Experience
Carl Grant, President, Ex Libris North America
2:15-3:00 p.m.: Q&A; and Wrap-up


If paying by credit card, register online here.

If paying by check, use this PDF form.


  • NISO Member
    • $79.00 (US and Canada)
    • $94.00 (International)
  • NASIG Member
    • $79.00
  • Non Member
    • $99.00 (US and Canada)
    • $114.00 (International)
  • Student
    • $39.00

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.