Interview: Digital formats for long-term preservation

by Jing Liu ~ July 3rd, 2008. Filed under: Uncategorized.

Caroline Arms is an information technologist who came to the Library of Congress to work on the American Memory project. The challenge of preserving digital content captured her interest, and her work since has focused on understanding and promoting formats that raise the probability that content will be usefully available to future generations. She is the co-compiler, with Carl Fleischhauer, of the Digital Formats website, and a member of the committee to standardize Office Open XML. Listening to the interview requires the MS Silverlight plugin but a full transcript of the interview is included.

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