IDCC 2017: Impressions from the Evolving Sector of Digital Asset Management & Preservation

Robert Bley, Ex Libris UK I attended IDCC this year for the first time in many years, and was pleasantly surprised by the range of issues discussed. From “big” visionary research findings, to practical day-to-day applications, it was all there. The conference began with an interesting paper which pointed out that meaning can be obtained as

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Lessons Learned from Data Loss and the Need for Digital Preservation Strategies

Adi Alter, Rosetta Senior Product Manager, Digital Preservation and Management, Ex Libris I am frequently asked how necessary it is to apply digital preservation strategies and how frequently data is actually lost in the absence of such a strategy. I believe that this question should be addressed from a different angle – how great will