Call for Posts: International Perspectives on Digital Preservation

The BloggERS editorial team is planning a series of blog posts to present an international view on digital preservation, and we would like to invite you to participate.

We like to think of our topical blog series as a chance for digital archivists to share information about issues they are facing, solutions they have implemented, and new projects they are working on. We’ve had some great series in the past on digital processing and access, so we thought it might be valuable to get perspectives on digital preservation from various countries and cultures.

We have several goals that we hope the series might reach:

  1. We want to highlight similarities across borders, which will foster information sharing and can lead to fruitful collaborations;
  2. We want to discover differences in practice based on local laws, values, practices, histories; differences in practice give fresh perspective into one’s own work as well as provide new ideas for moving forward;
  3. We want to use the ERS blog to facilitate in the development of an international dialogue about the values, technologies, and practices that shape digital preservation needs across the globe;
  4. We hope to encourage future collaborative relationships by giving repositories worldwide a chance to describe their problems and solutions;
  5. We want to offer the blog as a common space for discussions of digital preservation with international points of view.

We want this series of posts to be useful to anyone working anywhere around the globe, not just in the United States. If you’ve run into issues specific to your country or culture and want to describe your issues and share your solutions, or if you’ve got a cool project that might interest an international audience, we’d love to hear from you.

Contact us with post ideas at ers.mailer.blog@gmail.com

Also, check out our Guidelines for Writers.

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3 thoughts on “Call for Posts: International Perspectives on Digital Preservation

  1. Fred Grevin September 6, 2016 / 4:40 pm

    I re-posted your call to two French LinkedIn groups:

    ADBS, L’Association des professionnels de l’information et de la documentation

    and

    Communauté Records Management de l’AAF et de l’ADBS

    And BTW, the address ers.mailer.blog@gmail does not register as a valid email address.

    Good luck!

    Fred
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    Frederic J. Grevin
    Vice-President, Records Management
    New York City Economic Development Corporation
    http://www.nycedc.com
    fgrevin@edc.nyc
    212-312-3903 (w)

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    • bloggERS! Editors September 6, 2016 / 4:52 pm

      Thanks, Fred! We’ve updated the link to go to the correct email address.

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