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From Sarah Rhodes 17 Sept. 2008

The Chesapeake Project is pleased to announce that that our new, searchable Web interface is now available at http://www.legalinfoarchive.org/.

LegalInfoArchive.org provides access to digital materials archived as part of The Chesapeake Project, as well as project-related reports and information.

The Chesapeake Project is a two-year pilot digital preservation program established to preserve and ensure permanent access to vital legal information currently available in digital formats on the World Wide Web. The project is a collaborative venture implemented under the auspices of the Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA) by three LIPA-member libraries: the Georgetown University Law Library, the Maryland State Law Library, and the Virginia State Law Library.

* The Maryland State Law Library digital-archive collection contains items that describe, analyze, document, propose, clarify, or define public-policy and legal issues that affect the citizens of the state of Maryland.

* The Virginia State Law Library digital-archive collection represents the online publications of the state’s judicial branch of government, including those of the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Judicial Council of Virginia.

* The Georgetown Law Library digital-archive collection includes secondary legal materials based on scholarly areas of interest and the established legal research institutes at the Georgetown Law Center, as well as jurisdictional materials by and about the District of Columbia.

Best,

Sarah

Sarah Rhodes | Digital Collections Librarian

Georgetown University Law Library

111 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202.662.4065

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From Kent McKeever  18 Sept. 2009

Forwarded by a colleague:

Digital Preservation Europe has made a couple cartoons promoting awareness of digital preservation issues.  The second cartoon came out just a week or two ago called “Team Digital Preservation and the Aeroplane Disaster” and can be found here:

Anyone who missed the first installment you can catch up here:

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LIPA, together with NELLCO and LLMC, is sponsoring a series of webinars in March and April 2010 on effective advocacy for the library. They will be presented by Mickey MacIntyre of realChange Partners and Libby Post of Communication Services.

See the Advocacy Webinar Flyer for complete details and registration information.

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