World Digital Preservation Day brings together individuals and organizations around the world to celebrate progress in the field of digital preservation.

The Digital Preservation Coalition has published an article by Sheila Morrissey, Senior Researcher at Portico on controlling costs associated with pre-ingest processing. We hear again and again that, first, one of the biggest threats to ensuring long-term access to our digital heritage is the cost of preservation, and, second, that one of the critical cost drivers is the set of activities associated with selection, acquisition, and other pre-ingest processing (such as quality assurance of acquired artifacts). This post describes how Portico is using automation to try to tame the pre-ingest processing monster. Read the full article

In addition, LIBER hosted a webinar on current trends in digital preservation featuring Portico’s Kate Wittenberg and Javanica Curry with Nicola Wright, Director of LSE Library. The recorded webinar is now available on demand. View the recording