OCLC Research to Host Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar on 20 May 2010

In this webinar, OCLC Research Scientist Brian Lavoie will talk about the economic challenges of long-term digital preservation, based on the work of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access, which he co-chaired.

Brian will also discuss the findings and recommendations from the Task Force's recently published final report, Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet (.pdf: 4MB/116 pp.), and provide a recap of the discussions that took place at the recent symposium, "A National Conversation on the Economic Sustainability of Digital Information" held in Washington, DC, and a parallel symposium held in London.

More Information

Register to attend the 2 pm EDT (UTC 18:00) Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar on 20 May 2010
https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/j.php?ED=135378447&RG=1&UID=1123621522

Learn more about the report, Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-term Access to Digital Information
http://www.oclc.org/research/news/2010-03-03.htm

Learn more about the symposium on the economic sustainability of digital information in Washington, D.C.
http://brtf.sdsc.edu/symposium.html

Learn more about the symposium on the economic sustainability of digital information in London
http://www.jisc.ac.uk/brtf

Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access
http://brtf.sdsc.edu/

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