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October 9, 2018

Athenaeum21 is pleased to announce the publication of the book Digital Preservation: Preparing for a Sustainable Future. Athenaeum21 co-founders, Christine Madsen and Megan Hurst, authored the book’s chapter “Digital Preservation Policy And Strategy: Where Do I Start?” The chapter is based on the authors’ extensive experience leading digital preservation projects in multiple contexts, and their intimate understanding of the obstacles and pitfalls that confront all organizations trying to successfully establish digital records management, digital archive, and digital preservation initiatives.

Digital preservation policies should be designed in such a way that they will actually be used and referred to.

“As organizations of all types increasingly create, collect, and disseminate collections of digital data and information, preservation policies and strategies are more important than ever. While information and data preservation have historically been, and...

December 8, 2016

Athenaeum21's Dr Christine Madsen and Megan Hurst presented "Digital Preservation Policy & Strategy: Where Do I Start?" at December's  National Information Standards Organization (NISO) /  National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) joint virtual conference "Making Certain Digital Content is Preserved: Archiving Digital Resources,” curated and moderated by Jill O'Neill.

As publishers, libraries and museums increasingly create, collect, and depend upon digital data and collections, preservation policies and strategies are more important than ever. Digital preservation policies should be designed in such a way that they will actually be used and referred to and they should align with overall digital strategy. Madsen presented a simple framework for getting started (or re-started) on digital preservation in your organization.

 Dr Christine Madsen is co-founder and principal of Athenaeum21 Consulting, where she works with libraries an...

December 5, 2016

“Making Certain Digital Content is Preserved: Archiving Digital Resources”
NISO / NFAIS Virtual Conference
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
11:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)


Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 6 at 4PM
https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1790857

Athenaeum21 (A21) presents our framework for Digital Preservation Policy & Strategy at the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) virtual conference, “Making Certain Digital Content is Preserved: Archiving Digital Resources” on December 7. Join Christine Madsen, Chief Innovation Officer, and Megan Hurst, Chief Experience Officer, of Athenaeum21, and their colleagues from leading universities, the Smithsonian, the Association of Research Libraries, Portico, and CLOCKSS, as we address the past, present and future states of digital preservation policies, metadata and formats, accessibility, types of arc...

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