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Recently I've been collaborating with the American Museum of Natural History Library to understand how a trusted digital repository would fit into their infrastructure.

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When I connected information theory with the OAIS model in a previous post, I had a much larger goal in mind.

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A quick note that I’ve updated my drawing of the OAIS diagram with functional entities that I first released last month.

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A few months ago, Cassie Schmidt at the fantastic archival metadata blog Chaos -> Order wrote about her frustrations with projects that chew up limited resources on rehousing existing collections.

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Information science is the realm of libraries, archives, and museums. Information theory is the realm of mathematics and engineering.

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The federal government provides over $200 million to museums and libraries through the Institute for Museums and Library Services (IMLS). I’ve heard grumblings that the IMLS is biased towards libraries, and I wondered if IMLS’s funders (Congress) are biased towards libraries as well.