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Preserving Email: Why to Do So (and How)

Presenter: Chris Prom, Assistant University Archivist and Associate Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Webinar Description: Email may be the most pervasive documentary format in the digital age. As people send messages, they create a life log, which may be valuable for institutional purposes of future historical research. This webinar will review the impediments to preserving email, examines current best practices, and offers recommendations for librarians, archivists, IT professionals, and organizational leaders.

Co-Sponsored by the CARLI Preservation Working Group and the Digital Collections Users' Group. Recorded on May 1, 2012.  ~55 minutes

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