Preserving library collections digitally at Yale

Those interested in digitisation and preservation may enjoy this blog post:

"There are over 1 billion gigabytes worth of digital material across Yale’s library system, and the team of preservationists keeping it secure will see a major software upgrade in the spring.

Preservica, a United Kingdom-based digital preservation company, will help library staff keep an eye on all of Yale’s digital files, preventing them from becoming corrupt and keeping the digital material organized through a specialized classification system. Until now, Yale University Library — the group of professional school libraries and smaller collections at Yale — did not have a centralized way to protect and organize digital material in its library system."

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