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TIND Customers among 2020 Nobel Prize Recipients

Posted by Kathy McCarthy on 10/29/20 5:21 AM

The Nobel Peace Prize committee’s announcement of the recipients of the 2020 Nobel prize awards included two current TIND customers: The World Food Programme (TIND ILS) and UC Berkeley (TIND DA). 

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Topics: TIND ILS - Integrated Library System, TIND IR - Institutional Repository, TIND DA - Digital Archive, TIND RDM - Research Data Management

Digital Preservation: Where to Begin

Posted by Alexander Nietzold on 10/31/15 1:52 PM

Keeping something around is a lot of work and often times a lot of luck as well. Why do we do it and how can we do it better?

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You may be familiar with “reduce, reuse, recycle” in relation to waste management, but it is also relevant to the responsibilities of a library. As librarians and archivists, we are stewards of human knowledge.  Our goal is to reduce the loss of information, reuse it by providing access to patrons, and ultimately recycle it as our communities build off what came before to create new information. Every step in that process is important but for this blog post, we’re interested specifically in the first step, reducing the loss of information. In libraries and archives, we call this preservation.
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Topics: TIND IR - Institutional Repository, TIND RDM - Research Data Management

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