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World Digital Preservation Day Lightning Talks

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Term: Fall 2019
Date: November 7th, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location: Newman 207a
Instructors: Alex Kinnaman, Luke Menzies, Jim Tuttle, Maureen Suess, Jon Petters, Philip Young, & Corinne Guimont
Presented By: University Libraries (LIB)
Zoom: Pending

In celebration of World Digital Preservation Day, seven Virginia Tech University Library personnel from four different Library departments will present five-minute lightning talks covering various practical and unique topics on digital preservation. Speakers and topics include:
-Alex Kinnaman, Digital Preservation Coordinator: Web Archiving 
-Luke Menzies, Digital Preservation Technologist: Setting up Personal Archive Storage 
-Jim Tuttle, Associate Director of Digital Libraries: Risk, Threats, and Mitigations 
-Maureen Suess, 3D Texture Artist: 3D Photogrammetry 
-Jon Petters, Data Management Consultant and Curation Services Coordinator: Data Management Planning 
-Philip Young, Institutional Repository Manager: 
-Corinne Guimont, Digital Publishing Specialist: Documentation

All of these digital preservation topics are activities and services provided by Virginia Tech University Libraries.

World Digital Preservation Day is an international event hosted by the Digital Preservation Coalition as a means of bringing together the digital preservation community. More information can be found here:

Check out our Digital Preservation LibGuide page on World Digital Preservation Day ( to see some of the other events we are hosting for this Day.
Available by Zoom. Available in the National Capital Region (NCR)