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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APTrust Post in DPC Blog

January 11, 2018 News

From Chip German: As an associate member of the UK/Ireland-based Digital Preservation Coalition, APTrust is invited from time to time to post to DPC's blog, linked to the DPC home page at http://dpconline.org.  I chose as the subject for our post this time the draft...

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Governing Board Sets 2018 Direction for APTrust

December 11, 2017 News

In phone meetings the week of December 4, the Governing Board of APTrust heard recommendations from its community for new directions and new tasks for the organization in 2018.

The Board generally endorsed the list of recommended tasks, subject to continuing evaluation and refinement by the community and APTrust staff (in consultation with the Board when appropriate), while setting a...

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