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20 Years in Digital Preservation: 2001 presentation on the Preservation Management of Digital Materials [the Digital Preservation Handbook] at the Digital Continuity Forum and workshop, Melbourne Australia.
This is the second of 12 conference presentations I have selected to mark 20 years in Digital Preservation.
This one is selected because of the subsequent influence the Handbook has had (I believe 15 years later it is still the most heavily used resource on the DPC website). It also seemed apposite with the online Handbook currently being worked and updated to its first major “second edition”.
The presentation is in two parts a keynote to the Forum on the Handbook and a set of workshop slides – consisting of a digital preservation questionnaire and a set of [institutional] responses probably from a repeat performance and workshop at a separate event in Australia.
I have almost no information left on these events but fortunately the Pandora web archive at the National Library of Australia has an archived description of the Forum: it just shows how useful web archives are!