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Digital Preservation: Additional Resources

This guide is an introduction to fundamental concepts of digital preservation.

Digital preservation workshop (in Spanish)

Preservación Digital: Principios básicos y fundamentos (29 de abril de 2022)

This workshop, offered by conservator and archivist Caroline Gil Rodríguez, provides an introduction to fundamental digital preservation concepts. Some of the topics covered include what constitutes a digital file, the different file types that one can find in a digital collection, open-source versus proprietary file formats in the context o digital preservation, technical metadata of files, and techniques to manage and monitor digital collections. The workshop is in Spanish.


This workshop was made possible through funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the project “Listening to Puerto Rico: The Promise of Oral History On-Campus and Beyond” (NEH, Grant Award# ZDH-284106-22).

Note: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the workshop do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.