UPDATE: Joint Statement from Collaborating Digital Preservation Organizations

April 13, 2018 News, Events

The Academic Preservation Trust is a charter member of a new and growing collaboration of higher-education and non-profit entities dedicated to digital preservation.  We have pledged to emphasize what unites us and to actively seek ways that, by coordinating our efforts across the communities that we serve, can accelerate progress in preserving digital content at scales that will make...

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Software Preservation Network reports progress on legal front

February 22, 2018 News, Events

APTrust remains very active in the development of the Software Preservation Network.  Here is an update of some interesting developments on the legal sides of software preservation issues (language comes from the SPN team):

Over the course of the last couple of years, the

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Internet Society Video

February 06, 2018 News, Events, Presentations

Our colleague Rob Cartolano of Columbia University was one of three featured speakers at an Internet Society discussion of "Digital Preservation: Business Models and Financial Incentives" on Monday evening, February 5, in New York City.  The other two speakers were Vint Cerf, vice president and Chief Internet...

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Fall 2017 Meeting Highlights

October 16, 2017 News, Events

Highlights of the Fall 2017 Meeting of the Academic Preservation Trust

From Wednesday, October 4, through Friday, October 6, forty-two collaborators renewed their conversation about common solutions to the challenges of preserving digital scholarly and cultural heritage material at the Fall 2017 meeting of the Academic Preservation Trust....

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APTrust Fall 2016 Update and Meeting Highlights

October 06, 2016 News, Events, Presentations, Technical

On Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27, forty-four people explored a wide range of digital preservation topics in the APTrust Fall 2016 membership meeting at Lauinger Library at Georgetown University.  As has become our tradition, we invited guest speakers to expand our thinking on such topics as where APTrust fits in the larger digital preservation landscape, the urgent need to...

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