Digital Collections Management Compendium (DCMC)

From the Library of Congress: "In order to promote and support the responsible and trustworthy management of the Library’s vast digital collections, the Digital Collections and Management Services (DCMS) Division of the Library of Congress works to identify, collocate, document, and coordinate guidance across the Library’s various departments of collection custodians."https://loc.gov/programs/digital-collections-management/about-this-program/Tweet

Happy Electronic Records Day

10 reasons why electronic records need special attention In recognition of Electronic Records Day 2016, here is a list of reasons why everyone should be thinking more about electronic records. 1. Managing electronic records is like caring for a perpetual toddler: they need regular attention and care in order to remain accessible. 2. Electronic records … Continue reading Happy Electronic Records Day

When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future/Washington Post

Interesting Washington Post opinion piece by Nicholas Carr about the book "When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future" by Abby Smith Rumsey. When our digital memory is lost in the cloud, what becomes of our human history? I'll post this here now in hopes of developing more of my own … Continue reading When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future/Washington Post