Don't miss another great Digital Commonwealth Conference and our 10th Anniversary Reception. The conference will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Hogan Center at the College of the Holy Cross.
Piles of Stuff: On the Challenges and Opportunities for Aggregating Digital Collection with Paul Conway
The Archival Edge Revisited: Reflections on the Purpose of Archives in the Digital Era with Richard Pearce-Moses
Over the past several decades, archival practice has changed significantly to adapt to the digital information ecosystem. The rise of born-digital records has raised interesting questions about the very nature of records, while also forcing archivists to rethink how they do their job. Cloud computing, data mining, open data, and other technologies have enormous potential for novel approaches to use. As important, these new technologies reverse traditional archival questions of what to preserve: some individuals argue – seriously – that all information can be saved.
This year's sessions include:
sessions are subject to change.