The Cornell University Library hosted the third International Conference on the Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2006) October 8-10, 2006 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.

The theme of this year's iPRES is Words to Deeds: Collaboration in the Realm of Digital Preservation. Following on the successful iPRES 2005 held September 14-16 in Goettingen, Germany, iPRES 2006 Plenary Sessions was begun with a keynote presentation by Ian Wilson, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Plenary Sessions explored topics in Preserving Multimedia Objects, e-Journal Preservation, Certification, and National Efforts in Digital Preservation. Concurrent sessions on Tools of the Trade, eScience and Digital Preservation, Repositories, and New Initiatives were also held.

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  • CADSL: China Archives of Digital Scientific Literature Initiatives 

    Zhang, Xiaolin (2006-10-27)
    Dr. Zhang will present the China Archives of Digital Scientific Literature (CADSL) Initiative, proposed to the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, as the result of a feasibility study by the National Science and ...
  • A Dynamic Solution for Electronic Records: The National Archives and Records Administration's Electronic Records Archives 

    Thibodeau, Kenneth (2006-10-27)
    After a year long design competition, in September 2005 the National Archives and Records Administration awarded to Lockheed Martin Corporation a contract valued at $308 million to develop and operate the Electronic Records ...
  • Digital Preservation in the UK 

    Thomas, David (2006-10-27)
    The UK scene -- David Thomas will focus on the Seamless Flow programme being undertaken at the National Archives of the UK. This is an ambitious plan to develop a fully comprehensive digital preservation service for the ...
  • Web Archive Switzerland 

    Signori, Barbara (2006-10-27)
    Web Archive Switzerland is a pilot project undertaken in collaboration with the Swiss Cantonal libraries as part of the e-Helvetica Project at the Swiss National Library (SNL). The mission of the SNL and the Swiss Cantonal ...
  • Virtualisation of Simple Scientific Data Objects 

    Rankin, Stephen; Giaretta, David; Crothers, Steve; McIlwrath, Brian; Dunckley, Matt (2006-10-27)
    Virtualisation of Simple Scientific Data Objects.Capturing OAIS defined representation information in a standardised way is critical for the preservation and future reuse of scientific data. The structure of a scientific ...

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