Core Promoting Preservation Interest Group

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  • In a special bonus  episode ,  Call Number with American Libraries podcast  celebrates Preservation Week this week by exploring the  1619 Project , a collection of historical records, ...

  • One of the greatest challenges to digitizing moving-image sources such as videotape and film reels is the enormous file sizes that result, and the high costs associated with storing ...

  • Mark your calendars for Preservation Week 2021, April 25-May 1, at the University of Illinois Library . This year we will be offering a variety of virtual programming including: ...

  • *Please excuse cross-posting* Below is a press release published today from the ALA Communications and Marketing Office. Please visit www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2021/04/librarians-working-public-establish-safeguard-community-archives ...

  • The Society of American Archivists Preservation Section is holding a Twitter Conference on April 28 as part of Preservation Week 2021. This free and inclusive conference will cover ...

  • I am serving on the Society of American Archivists' Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee this year and we are currently seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation ...

  • I am serving on the Society of American Archivists' Preservation Publication Award Subcommittee this year and we are currently seeking nominations for the prestigious Preservation ...

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Purpose: Advocates for preservation of cultural heritage materials among librarians and non-librarians by offering educational opportunities and supporting outreach efforts both inside and outside of institutional library contexts. To promote understanding of preservation principles and objectives, development of preservation skill sets, and cultivation of potential preservation funding sources.

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This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.