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Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges

December 19, 2018

Authored by Sarah K. Lippincott, and published by Educopia Institute in December 2018, this report documents current digital preservation activities and digital preservation gaps in the government information ecosystem, providing a detailed analysis of the organizations, services, and infrastructures currently in place to preserve government information.

You can download the report from Educopia here. It is archived at perma.cc and on the Internet Archive.


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PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report

May 3, 2019

This report provides a synopsis of the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) National Forum, hosted in December 2018, in Washington, D.C. with generous funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This facilitated meeting was designed to enable librarians, archivists, and researchers to explore and address targeted concerns regarding long-term access to historically significant born-digital government information in the U.S. The National Forum helped to build consensus among collaborators about their shared priorities, such as goals for collective action, and shared challenges, such as vocabulary and metrics. This report shares the methodology used to create the forum, a recap of the activities and conversations it generated, and a brief set of recommendations for next steps.

Authored by Dr. Martin Halbert, Dr. Katherine Skinner, Roberta Sittel, Deborah Caldwell, Marie Concannon, James R. Jacobs, Shari Laster, and Scott Matheson.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services #LG-88-17-0129-17.We are grateful to James Neal for his support and encouragement as our program officer. For more information about the project, please visit the official project website.

Special thanks to the Coalition for Networked Information for providing meeting support.

You can download the report from Educopia here. It is archived at perma.cc and on the Internet Archive.


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TOWARD A SHARED AGENDA: REPORT ON PEGI PROJECT ACTIVITIES FOR 2017-2019

Authored by Dr. Martin Halbert, Dr. Katherine Skinner, Roberta Sittel, Deborah Caldwell, Marie Concannon, James R. Jacobs, Shari Laster, and Scott Matheson.

Coming soon.