Large-Scale digital preservation initiatives and collaborations as a strategy for addressing technology obsolescence in preservation of Africana digital news content

KASUSSE, Michael and NJOKU, Ifeoma Stella and BOATENG, Agyemang Badu and MWAKYAGI, Anitha Jackson (2016) Large-Scale digital preservation initiatives and collaborations as a strategy for addressing technology obsolescence in preservation of Africana digital news content. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2016 – Columbus, OH – Connections. Collaboration. Community in Session 90 - Information Technology, Preservation and Conservation and News Media.

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Abstract

Large-Scale digital preservation initiatives and collaborations as a strategy for addressing technology obsolescence in preservation of Africana digital news content

Working together to produce sustainable content while being mindful of technology obsolescence may support preservation sustainability of Africana digital news content. This paper demonstrates how Large-Scale digital preservation initiatives (LSDIs) and collaborations can become a solution to technology obsolescence in preservation of born-digital Africana news content as a form of back up with for original content using cloud-based solutions.

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