Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar Recording Available Online and in iTunes

In this webinar, OCLC Research Scientist Brian Lavoie discusses 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 also talks about the findings and recommendations from the Task Force's recently published final report, Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet (.pdf: 4MB/116 pp.), and provides 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.

This one-hour webinar was recorded on 20 May 2010.

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Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar Recording (.wmv)
http://www5.oclc.org/downloads/research/webinars/20100520bl.wmv

Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar Recording (.m4v)
http://www5.oclc.org/downloads/research/webinars/20100520bl.m4v

Economics of Sustaining Digital Information Webinar Slides (pptx)
http://www.oclc.org/research/events/20100520webinar.pptx

OCLC Research Webinars
http://www.oclc.org/research/events/webinars.htm

OCLC Research Webinars in iTunes
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=284764834

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

Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet Report (.pdf)
http://brtf.sdsc.edu/biblio/BRTF_Final_Report.pdf

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