Digital Archiving

The Library of Congress has produced some good basic videos on preservation
on “Why Digital Preservation is Important For You” -

Our personal photos, papers, music, and videos are important to us. They record the details of our lives and help define us. But increasingly,  our possessions and our communications are no longer material – they are digital and dependent on technology to make them accessible. This Library of Congress video (7:44) offers simple and practical strategies for personal  digital preservation….

See the websites below-

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/videos/digipres/index.html

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/you/

Also of interest if you don’t know about it already is the  Internet Archive
www.archive.org
and the Wayback Machine -  The archives of the
snocoheritage.org website since 2003 are here :
http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://snocoheritage.org

Karen Prasse
info AT www.snocoheritage.org
www.snocoheritage.org