January 20, 2022

Useful! North Carolina Digital Preservation Education Website Gets a Facelift

Here’s a very useful set of tools and links. Looks great too!

From the Digital Curation Group (Google Groups):

The State Library of North Carolina, in conjunction with the State Archives of North Carolina, is releasing a redesigned, streamlined and mobile friendly digital preservation education site (digitalpresevation.ncdcr.gov). This first-stop site is a great introduction to digital preservation for North Carolina state employees, librarians and archivists, or anyone interested in making sure their files stay accessible as long as possible.

In the new streamlined version of digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov, you will find hand-picked suggestions for learning about digital preservation – from tutorials and webinars, to great sources to follow on social media. Also on the site you will find examples of digital preservation-related policies, and presentations on digital preservation, digitization and state government information.

The State Library and State Archives actively manage North Carolina’s print and digital state government records and publications. Both repositories take care of that content according to industry best practices, and educate state employees who work with digital files.

Digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov was originally launched in 2010 as an introductory digital preservation resource not only for state employees, but also for archivists, librarians, and the public. Now updated, this site makes the information even more approachable.

Creation of this site was supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), as administered by the State Library of North Carolina.

Direct to Digital Preservation Education Web Site (via North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.