Webcast Recordings Available from Blue Ribbon Task Force Symposium on Economics of Sustaining Digital Information

 
The symposium, "A National Conversation on the Economic Sustainability of Digital Information," was held in Washington, D.C. on 1 April 2010 and was webcast live. 

In this symposium, a diverse group of speakers, including OCLC Research Scientist and Blue Ribbon Task Force Co-Chair Brian Lavoie, discussed identifying practical solutions to the economic challenges of preserving today's deluge of digital data. They also discussed recommendations in the Blue Ribbon Task Force's final report on economically sustainable digital preservation practices.

Webcast recordings from the symposium are available online, as well as the symposium agenda and complete list of participants. Please note that registration and use of Microsoft Silverlight is required to view the recordings.

Symposium Recordings (registration and use of Microsoft Silverlight required to view)
http://brtf.vidizmo.com

Symposium Agenda
http://brtf.sdsc.edu/symposium.html

Blue Ribbon Task Force Final Report, Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Information
http://brtf.sdsc.edu/biblio/BRTF_Final_Report.pdf

Brian Lavoie
http://www.oclc.org/research/people/lavoie.htm

OCLC Research Blue Ribbon Task Force Final Report News Announcement
http://www.oclc.org/research/news/2010-03-03.htm

For more information:

Brian Lavoie
Research Scientist
OCLC Research
lavoie@oclc.org
+1-614-764-4399

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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