Format Migrations at Harvard Library: An NDSR Project Update

The following is a guest post by Joey Heinen, National Digital Stewardship Resident at Harvard University Library.
Joey Heinen

As has been famously outlined by the Library of Congress on their website on sustainability factors for digital formats, digital material is just as susceptible to obsolescence as analog formats. Within digital preservation there are a number of strategies that can be employed in order to protect your data including refreshing, emulation or migration, to name a few. As the National Digital Stewardship Resident at Harvard Library, I am responsible for developing a format migration framework which can be continuously adapted for migration projects at Harvard.

http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2015/04/format-migrations-at-harvard-library-an-ndsr-project-update/

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