NEA taking the past into the future

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies Reading Group with the authors of "What's Wrong with Digital Stewardship"

  • 2021-10-05
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Zoom
  • 16

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Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies Reading Group
with the authors of "What's Wrong with Digital Stewardship"

Join us for a lively discussion of the article "What's Wrong with Digital Stewardship: Evaluating the Organization of Digital Preservation Programs from Practitioners' Perspectives." 

In 2012 and 2017 the National Digital Stewardship Alliance surveyed organizations engaged in digital preservation to better understand existing staffing levels and needs. As a result, they discovered a high level of dissatisfaction amongst practitioners. In this article, the authors set out to design a study that would help elucidate potential causes for practitioners' dissatisfaction with their institutions digital preservation programs. 

Moderator: Kathy Winsor Bohlman, Yale Library 

Attending Authors:

  • Karl-Rainer Blumenthal, Internet Archive, @landlibrarian 
  • Peggy Griesinger, University of Notre Dame, @peggygriesinger 
  • Julia Y. Kim, Library of Congress, @jy_kim29
  • Vicky Steeves, NYU Data Services and NYU Center for Data Science, @VickyRampin

The article can be downloaded for free at the link below.

"What's Wrong with Digital Stewardship: Evaluating the Organization of Digital Preservation Programs from Practitioners' Perspectives" - https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/jcas/vol7/iss1/13/

In addition to reading the article, you are welcome to watch a presentation where the authors presented their findings at NDSA 2020 - 
https://2020clirevents.aviaryplatform.com/collections/1191/collection_resources/31935  

Jennifer Ferretti's keynote from the same conference offers additional perspectives and draws significantly from the paper -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LamRWW0hqI&list=PLbrnSo90UuHiN1Xthm-giq6tcxtwktqd1&index=2

We invite participants to submit questions beforehand to education@newenglandarchivists.com.  

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