The Library of Congress is accepting proposals for its Digital Preservation 2014 conference, to be held July 22-24 in the Washington, DC, area. Session types include panels or presentations, 5-minute lightning talks, demonstrations, and posters. To be considered, submit a proposal (up to 300 words) describing what you would like to present to ndiipp [at] loc.gov by March 14 (accepted proposals will be notified on or around April 3). Areas of interest for this year’s conference include
- Scientific data and other content at risk of obsolescence, and what methods, techniques, and tools are being deployed to mitigate risk
- Innovative methods of digital preservation, especially regarding sustainable practices, community approaches, and software solutions
- Collaboration successes and lessons learned highlighting a wide-range of digital preservation activities, such as best practices, open source solutions, project management techniques and emerging tools
- Practical examples of research and scholarly use of stewarded data or content
- Educational trends for emerging and practicing professionals
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