Does the Digital change anything?

Digital History 15 November 2011  David Thomas and Valerie Johnson (TNA) Does the Digital change anything? Digital preservation is a hot topic in the world of archiving – just how do you preserve the digital record?  What do you keep?  What do you ignore?  These...

A Mexican suitcase and the Spanish Civil War

The Mexican Suitcase is actually 3 cardboard boxes. They contained over 4,000 negatives of photographs taken by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David Seymour taken during the Spanish Civil War. For many years the photographs were thought to be lost but they were...

Report on the ‘Missing links: the enduring web’ conference

The conference, organised by the Joint Informations Systems Committee (JISC), the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and the UK Web Archiving Consortium (UKWAC), was timely and of great significance (all of the presentations are available on the DPC website). In the...