The National Digital Stewardship Alliance: Community, Content, Commitment.
The National Digital Stewardship Alliance: Community, Content, Commitment
Taking care of over 150 billion digital cultural heritage items
Web sites, texts, images, geospatial data, datasets, TV broadcasts, motion pictures, sound recordings, government records, business records
The Library of Congress and Members of the NDSA are committed to serving as digital stewards of America's national digital collection and employing standards, systems, and cooperative relationships that advance digital stewardship.
Members commit to pursuing and participating in collaborative stewardship endeavors for at-risk digital content.
Promote the issue of Digital Preservation to stakeholders
Preservation Storage System Survey conducted 2011
76% of membership keep copies in multiple geographic locations
Results published on The Signal
NDSA Innovation Awards
Recognizing innovation in the field of digital stewardship
Four categories: Individual, Project, Organization, Future steward
Nominations by May 18, 2012 at www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/awards.html
“Digital Preservation in a Box”
A gentle introduction for a general audience of professionals who work with digital information but have no digital preservation experience
Standards and Practices
WikiProject Digital Preservation
Improving Wikipedia’s coverage of digital preservation and the organization of information and articles on the topic
More information about the Alliance is at
Read about NDSA work on The Signal