Posts tagged with digital preservation in Blog Bits and Pieces

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A person facing a scary creature in the foggy darkness
January 23, 2023
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
An overview and lessons learned from challenges faced in the management of our dark repository.
Photo of several dozen empty white metal bird cages hanging in a cluster.
December 12, 2022
  • Scott David Witmer
Turmoil at Twitter is causing concerns about the platform’s long-term stability. Here are a few methods for copying and preserving your Twitter data.
The landing page of the Digital Archiving Research Guide showing a brief introduction and content menu
May 1, 2020
  • Scott David Witmer
Announcing the publication of the Digital Archiving Research Guide, with tips and recommendations for organizing and preserving your personal digital files.
February 6, 2020
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
Over the past year our work has been featured in a video and podcast.
Lance Stuchell, Head of the Digital Preservation Unit, points at a screen display of 3.5-inch floppy disks during a World Digital Preservation Day event.
November 8, 2019
  • Scott David Witmer
The U-M Digital Preservation Unit celebrated World Digital Preservation Day on November 7 with zines, cookies, and a 3.5-inch floppy disk data rescue demonstration.
Doctor shining a light into the camera
August 8, 2019
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
Announcement of our PDF research project.
Box of Zip disks
April 18, 2019
  • Christina Min
The click of death and more fun with Zip disks!
November 19, 2018
  • Scott David Witmer
A quick review of Personal Digital Archiving tips.
A open sign in a shop window
November 13, 2018
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
Our Digital Preservation Lab now has a cool website with shared versions of our workflows to transfer material off current and obsolete media; information on new and vintage equipment used in the lab; and a selection of reports and research on born-digital preservation.
Black and white image of a creepy raven perched on a rock
October 22, 2018
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
An examination of our new dark preservation repository with some Poe thrown in for fun!