The State of Digital News Preservation – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

by | Apr 22, 2021 | 0 comments


New Report: “Endangered But Not Too Late: The State of Digital News Preservation”

According to infoDOCKET this report from the University of Missouri Libraries is the result “of an 18-month long research investigation to discover how news organizations in the U.S, and Europe are preserving digital news and to identify best practices, problem areas and changes needed to avoid unintentional loss of content were released today in the report: Endangered but Not Too Late: The State of Digital News Preservation.
The research team “interviewed 115 individuals from 29 news organizations, four news technology companies, two news aggregators and five memory institutions, diving deeply into the technology used by these organizations in order to better understand how digital news content can be preserved…

Publishers Welcome Pandemic Support in Canada’s 2021 National Budget

Publishing Perspectives reports that “Canada’s 2021 budget presented on Monday (April 19) has “billions of dollars for pandemic recovery measures as COVID-19 infections skyrocket, C$2 billion (US$1.6 billion) toward national childcare, and new taxes on luxury goods…”
“From its offices in Toronto, the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) has issued a statement of support, welcoming the Trudeau government’s 2021 budget and seeking “targeted support for book publishers in its implementation.”

South Dakota State Library Digitizes 41 Volumes of South Dakota Historical Collections

infoDOCKET also reports that “As the South Dakota State Historical Society celebrates its 120th year, the South Dakota State Library has digitized all 41 volumes of the South Dakota Historical Collections. From 1902 to 1982, this series was published biennially by the Department of History (now the South Dakota State Historical Society) as part of its mission to collect, preserve, and make accessible the history of the state.


Conferences Meetings & Webinars

Equitable Staffing Models in the Current and Post-Pandemic Landscape Event Date: May 18 at 2:00 PM ET // 11:00 AM PT

Meet the Press: A discussion with University of California Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, and Princeton University Press Join us on Zoom on April 28, 1-2pm EST

Library of Congress Topics in Preservation Lecture Series


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