Preservation News

Jane Hedberg
2010 College & research libraries news  
The Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program (MIAP) at New York University will offer a part-time master's degree track, in addition to its full-time track, beginning fall 2010. MIAP is an interdisciplinary graduate program that trains students in the technical aspects of creation, curation, migration, and preservation of motion picture fi lm, video, and media. The new four-year, part-time track will cover the same curriculum as the two-year full-time track. The application deadline for
more » ... he parttime track is February 1, 2010. For more information, go to /preservation. IPI digital prints Web site The Image Permanence Institute (IPI) is building DP3 (digital print preservation portal), a Web site devoted to the long-term care of digitally printed materials. It will contain information about identifi cation of digital print processes, their chemical and physical nature, and recommendations for storage, display, and handling. IPI is also providing a free electronic newsletter about its digital print projects and the results of its research. The URL for DP3 is www.dp3project. org/. The Library of Congress (LC) has created a short video to explain the nature of Web archiving. It begins by explaining the value of Web content and how easily it might disappear. It goes on to describe how LC is working to preserve Web-based information that has long-term historical value. There are four primary challenges: determining the scope of what to collect, acquiring the legal right to collect it, developing the technology for managing dynamic content, and providing access to what it does collect. The video has a three-minute and tensecond running time and requires Adobe Flash 10 and a Javascript-enabled browser. It can be viewed at /videos/webarch09/index.html.
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