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Thursday, October 26 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
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Image This! A Voyage through Software Preservation
Elena Colon-Marrero
Computer History Museum, United States of America
The Computer History Museum recently launched the Center for Software History, which spurred the need to actively preserve and provide access to the historic software in the Museum's collection. This presentation will focus on the efforts of building digital forensics workstations, establishing workflows, and selecting a test collection.
Preserving Barter
Shane Coleman, Nathan Hall
Virginia Tech, United States of America
This is a data recovery case study based on work provided for Barter Theater, which will demonstrate the complexity of creating a forensic data recovery service for a regional cultural heritage organization.
Do Bitstreams Have Politics?
Christopher Lee
University of North Carolina, United States of America
Langdon Winner argued that “artifacts have politics,” and information professionals are significant actors in such politics related to information artifacts. I will elaborate several types of decisions that librarians and archivists face in relation to collections of born-digital materials, and the ways in which these decisions are manifestations of politics.

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Sam Meister

Educopia Institute


Shane Coleman

Data Curator, Virginia Tech
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Elena Colon-Marrero

Digital Archivist, Computer History Museum

Thursday October 26, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT