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Posts by Shannon Zachary
The university fire marshal was polite but firm. We really could not continue to store highly flammable film in the Special Collections stacks. What to do? In 2019 we had a solution to these problems that wasn’t available in 1988, when the collection came to us: digitization! Hear more at our virtual After Hours event tomorrow, Tuesday 14 September 4-5 pm.
Guest post from Allison Donnelly, a 2016 U-M graduate and student intern at the library's conservation lab, describing her work on a recently acquired seventeenth-century Latin phrasebook!
When a research library creates a position with responsibility for the preservation of digital stuff, where on the organizational hierarchy should that position hang? Is digital preservation an IT job, collections management, or preservation?