The LIBER Steering Committee for Heritage Collections and Preservation e la National Library of the Netherlands, in collaboration with Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, is pleased to annunce the 2nd LIBER international workshop on digital preservation: Partnerships in curating European digital resources, Florence on 7 and 8 May 2012.
“Do not go at this game alone“, was the unmistakable advice given to LIBER libraries at the end of the first LIBER workshop on digital preservation in The Hague in 2010. Since then, the euro crisis and budget cuts have only exacerbated the need to seek partnerships in securing long-term access to your digital collections. But with whom can you partner? How does it work? What are the advantages and disadvantages of various forms of partnering? And how much of the responsibility will always be yours, no matter how much of the actual work you outsource to others? (altro…)