The Society of American Archivists (SAA) 2012 annual meeting was held a couple of weeks ago. One of the many courses offered by SAA addressed digital forensics. The emerging partnership between law enforcement and the archival enterprise continues to strengthen. This might seem unusual, but it has the potential to establish some best practices in extracting data.
All 50 states of the 1940 Census Community Project have been indexed and uploaded to the FamilySearch.org web site. The last five states were Massachusetts, New Jersey, Michigan, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Indexes for Guam, Panama Canal, and the Virgin Islands have been posted as well. The last items on the project’s list, the territories of [...]
The Force11 project (the Future of Research Communication and e-Scholarship) describes itself as a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, publishers, and research funders. Their vision could be considered ambitious in that they look to a future in which scientific information and scholarly communication more generally become part of a global, universal, and explicit network of knowledge.
Cook Memorial Library in La Grande, Oregon are gaining two new databases of interest to family history researchers and genealogists — HeritageQuest Online available from home or office with a library card, and Ancestry Library Edition, available only in the library.
XenData will soon be unveiling a new interface at IBC 2011 that integrates the range of XenData archive server solutions with Harmonics Media Application Server and ProXplore, seamlessly.
PSIGEN Software has released its Data to Document Linking (DDL) technology, which creates a relationship between a single document and sets of data within SharePoint.
Every business is dealing with data storage issues, but in the world of media and entertainment, the demise of the videotape and the prevalence of digital creates a perfect storm of data volume. Without the tangible backup tape, archiving digital data carries more weight than ever before. The urgent need for more secure archives than a mix of external hard drives, cloud storage and proprietary data tapes is here.
Atempo has announced the findings of a new industry analyst research report – Archive Agility: Building Business Resilience Through Active Archiving – that identifies the best technologies and operational processes for successful active archiving align with the key differentiators of Atempo Digital Archive.
Arizona court system chooses BMI Imaging’s Digital ReeL as its microfilm and microfiche conversion solution. This new process will be a far cry from the cumbersome and expensive archiving steps required in the past. With their unique indexing requirements, the solution that best made digitizing court records efficient for them was Digital ReeL.
Two university libraries join together to start a new open access, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to library-led scholarly communication initiatives, online publishing and digital projects.