Video of OCLC Research Webinar “Innovative Solutions for Dealing with Born-Digital Content in Obsolete Formats”

« … Many archives hold born-digital content on numerous types of antiquated media and in obsolete formats but lack the equipment or expertise to transfer it into a form that can be more easily managed for processing, preservation, and access.

Webinar speakers addressed a variety of issues and scenarios such as outsourcing to a computer history museum, a commercial service, or another archives; transferring from outmoded tapes and e-mail systems; providing services within a consortium; and good-enough in-house solutions. This was a reprise of a successful lightning round session at SAA in August (…)