The Pitfalls of Working with Born Digital Records: Two Presentations

Don Mennerich, a digital archivist in the Manuscripts Division at The New York Public Library, and I presented at the 2013 code4lib conference in Chicago, Illinois. Our presentation specifically focused on the complications of working with legacy born-digital records in special collections, and the occasionally extraordinary steps we undertake to preserve them or make them accessible. Our slides are available below or on Google Docs.

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Additionally, I presented a workshop on working with open source digital forensics tools to the University of Michigan student chapter of the Society of American Archivists last October. Nearly six months later, I have been able to get the slides and audio together in video form:

 [originally posted by Mark A. Matienzo]