November 1, 2016
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Digital Preservation Coalition have announced the formation of a Task Force on Technical Approaches for Email Archives. The Yale Library will be represented by Digital Preservation Manager, Euan Cochrane. The task force is charged with assessing current frameworks, tools, and approaches being taken toward these critical historical sources. Christopher Prom, assistant university archivist/Andrew S. G. Turyn Endowed Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Kate Murray, IT specialist in the Technology Policy Directorate at the Library of Congress, will serve as cochairs of the task force. Read more here.