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Report from the 8th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

This is probably the single most important general meeting for those working in the area of data curation, and this year’s event drew more participants than ever before. The themes for the meeting were infrastructure, intelligence, and innovation. Here are some of the highlights for me: Herbert Van de Sompel’s talk, “The Web as infrastructure […]

CULAR Service Update – wiki available to Library staff

The Cornell University Library Archival Service (CULAR) continues to make steady progress towards its initial opening.  CULAR is a “dark archive” focused on the preservation of digital objects.  The service is built on a Fedora repository, integrating multiple check summing, redundant copies and continuous monitoring into a preservation solution for digital assets. We envision developing […]