Tag Archives: Preservation of digital legal documents

New Lists of U.S. State Legal Resources Available on Web

Two new resources provide metadata describing U.S. state legal resources available on the Web: 2011-2012 Preliminary Analysis of AALL’s State Legal Inventories [The American Association of Law Libraries' (AALL’s)] Digital Access to Legal Information Committee and Government Relations Office analyzed … Continue reading

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Malamud on Law.gov & Reforming Government IT

Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org discussed the Law.gov legal open government data project with Hari Sreenivasan on PBS NewsHour on 8 September 2010. Carl also gave the keynote address, about reform of U.S. federal government information technology (IT) practices, at the … Continue reading

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Digitizing the World’s Laws: Authentication and Preservation

A paper entitled Digitizing the World’s Laws: Authentication and Preservation, was given by Claire M. Germain at the 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, held 10-15 August 2010 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Here is the abstract: Many countries now provide online … Continue reading

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Fröhlich et al. on Digital Archiving (Long-Term-Preservation) at the Austrian National Archives

Susanne Fröhlich and Berthold Konrath, both of Österreichisches Staatsarchiv, and Alexander Leiningen-Westerburg of Siemens, gave a presentation entitled Digital Archiving (Long-Term-Preservation) at the Austrian National Archives: A Status Report = Digitale Langzeitarchivierung im Österreichischen Staatsarchiv: Ein Statusbericht, at e-Government Konferenz … Continue reading

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PeDALS (Persistent Digital Archives and Library System) and Legal Information

The Persistent Digital Archives and Library System (PeDALS) Project is a major U.S.-based digital preservation project, that is of interest to the legal informatics community. A primary objective of the PeDALS Project is to develop a system for preserving digital … Continue reading

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Greenberg on Preserving Legislative Digital Records

Pam Greenberg of the National Conference of State Legislatures has published Preserving Legislative Digital Records (2010). Here is the abstract: In the last decade, technology and the Internet have opened access to the legislative process and created new ways for … Continue reading

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New Legal Digital Preservation Archive Agreement Between LIPA & OCLC

A new agreement to facilitate the long-term preservation of digital legal information was announced today by the parties to the agreement, the Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA) and OCLC. The agreement provides for “a discounted pricing program to allow [LIPA] … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: iPRES 2010

A call for papers — with workshop submission deadline of 18 March 2010, and a extended submission deadline for papers, tutorials, and panels of 12 May 2010 — 5 May 2010 has been issued for iPRES 2010: The 7th International … Continue reading

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Video Available for Princeton Open Government Workshop Panels & Law.gov

Videos are now available for all of the workshop panels and the Law.gov panel from Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), a workshop held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). Click here … Continue reading

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