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World Digital Preservation Day 2019

As digital technology impacts all areas of our lives we look at how the preservation of our digital heritage is more critical then ever. 

The Library  has a large digital collection, both born-digital and digitised, and our digital preservation program has been running since 2015.

Through digital preservation practices we ensure that digital collecting and digitisation standards are met and that we are activily managing our repository to ensure that our collection remains available and accessible over time.   

This year's theme is 'At-Risk Digital Materials'.

Take a look at what we have been doing to address this type of material here at the Library.

Follow the conversation here #WDPD2019


Long-term preservation of digital photographs

Digital photographs face immediate danger of loss and fragility when compared...

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Digital Preservation Lab

The Library recently established the Digital Preservation Lab as a dedicated...

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Digital Preservation blog

Read about the activities we undertake to ensure long-term, error-free...

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Australasia Preserves

Learn about Australasia Preserves,  a digital preservation community of...

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Digital Preservation Coalition

World Digital Preservation Day is organised by the Digital Preservation...

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When new technology gets old

Accessing born-digital files on obsolete physical carriers

Read When new technology gets old

Using our digital photographic collections

A few examples of how our born-digital and digital photographs are being used.

Read Using our digital photographic collections