Webinars (General)

Personal Digital Archiving (1:03:02) (Mike Ashenfelder, ALA-ALCTS)


This overview video, recorded April 24, 2013 during Preservation Week, is by the Digital Preservation Project Coordinator at the Library of Congress. Further information and other formats available at the website: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/pres/042413.


Low-cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives (1:05:17) (Karen E. K. Brown, ALA-ALCTS)


From April 29, 2014 as part of Preservation week, Karen E. K. Brown discusses preservation considerations for physical items (actual photos, letters, etc.), which can be essential to creating digital collections. Her presentation is available streaming from YouTube, as a downloadable recording, and as a PowerPoint. This presentation is sponsored by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) and by Archival Products.

Digital Preservation: An Introduction to the Basic Concepts (52:27) (Cathy Martyniak and Emily Gore, ALA-ALCTS)


From November 17, 2010, this webinar provides background on the challenges of digital preservation from an institution’s point of view. Although not specifically about personal digital archives, some of the topics are very relevant.