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Digital Preservation and the Open Web

Computers in Libraries recently posted presentation slides and handouts from the 2006 Computers in Libraries conference.

While I thought several presentations above would be of interest to FGI readers, I think that Digital Preservation & the Open Web should be read by all documents librarians and Government Printing Office (GPO) staff. This presentation is a report on the web at risk project and focuses on the role that libraries have to play in identifying and preserving important web content that the commercial sector might not have an interest in mainitaining for us. Looking through the project partners, I was interested in seeing eight FDLP (depository) libraries from the UC system on the list. I hope that someone from one of those libraries can write in with what their involvement is.

Decentralization is beautiful. Thanks to the “Web at Risk” project for helping to make it happen.

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