May 20, 2022

Video: Digital Preservation at the Library of Congress & Intro to New “Library of Congress Levels of Digital Preservation” Resource

Recently posted video recording of an event that took place at LC on October 9, 2014.

The program runs 56 minutes and Blane Dessy, Deputy associate librarian for planning and project management in Library Services at LC serves as moderator. A text transcript is also available.


Moryma Aydelott and Erin Engle discuss the newly-formed Library of Congress Digital Preservation Working Group. They provide an overview of digital preservation activities at the Library and introduce the “Library of Congress Levels of Digital Preservation,” a new resource that assists managers and staff with digital content preservation.

Speaker Bios

Moryma Aydelott is assistant to the director for Preservation at the Library of Congress. She has been active for several years in projects to conserve data on tangible media in the Library’s digital repository.

Speaker Biography: Erin Engle is a digital archivist in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress. She and Moryma Aydelott were active in the formation of the Library’s Digital Preservation Working Group.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.