Preserving Our Digital Heritage             Gregory Colati, University of Connecticut                                     ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/duncan/5510161001/
The Dilemma of Modern Media, 1996   BEFORE YouTube, Facebook, and SmartphonesPaul Conway, Preservation in the Digital Wor...
Dilemma of Modern Media, 1912Flickr image from the National Film and Sound Archive Australia
Cultural Armageddon, 1990s
Cultural Armageddon, 2000s
Cultural Armageddon, 2012Source: University of Southern CaliforniaCredit: Todd Lindeman and Brian Vastag/ TheWashington Po...
An Obsolete Documentary Form?
Preserving Digital CollectionsPreserving digital collections is the same as preserving   physical collections, except wher...
Five Equations of the Cultural Record        Content     = Data         Analog     = Non-existent    Unconnecte      = Inv...
Cyberinfrastructure and the Cultural Record“Digital cultural heritage resources are a fundamental              dataset for...
Counters of Bits and Tellers of Stories“When it was made simple, counted in bits, Informationwas found to be everywhere”  ...
MAGIC/CSD  S             CTDA    Other   Partner      s
Join Us!
Greg ColatiSr. Director, Archives, Special Collections and Digital CurationUniversity of Connecticutgregory.colati@uconn.edu
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Presentation at the CT Forum on Digital Initiatives, Hartford, CT. October 22, 2012

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Preserving Our Digital Heritage

  1. 1. Preserving Our Digital Heritage Gregory Colati, University of Connecticut October 22, 2012
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/duncan/5510161001/
  3. 3. The Dilemma of Modern Media, 1996 BEFORE YouTube, Facebook, and SmartphonesPaul Conway, Preservation in the Digital Worldhttp://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/conway2
  4. 4. Dilemma of Modern Media, 1912Flickr image from the National Film and Sound Archive Australia
  5. 5. Cultural Armageddon, 1990s
  6. 6. Cultural Armageddon, 2000s
  7. 7. Cultural Armageddon, 2012Source: University of Southern CaliforniaCredit: Todd Lindeman and Brian Vastag/ TheWashington Posthttp://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/graphic/2011/02/11/GR2011021100614.html
  8. 8. An Obsolete Documentary Form?
  9. 9. Preserving Digital CollectionsPreserving digital collections is the same as preserving physical collections, except where it is different Respect the principles of the profession Embrace the potential of technology
  10. 10. Five Equations of the Cultural Record Content = Data Analog = Non-existent Unconnecte = Invisible d Reusable = Valuable Visualization = Storytelling
  11. 11. Cyberinfrastructure and the Cultural Record“Digital cultural heritage resources are a fundamental dataset for the humanities… … combined with computer networks and software tools, now shape the way that scholars discover and make sense of the human record… … [and] the way their findings are communicated to students, colleagues, and the general public”"The Report of the American Council of Learned Societies Commission on Cyberinfrastructure forthe Humanities and Social Sciences." American Council of Learned Societies (2006).
  12. 12. Counters of Bits and Tellers of Stories“When it was made simple, counted in bits, Informationwas found to be everywhere” -James Gleick, The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood (2011)“It is not just about the data, it is about the story” -Arianna Huffington (2012)
  13. 13. MAGIC/CSD S CTDA Other Partner s
  14. 14. Join Us!
  15. 15. Greg ColatiSr. Director, Archives, Special Collections and Digital CurationUniversity of Connecticutgregory.colati@uconn.edu
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