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Press Release:
EDUCAUSE Podcast Features Digital Preservation and ECURE

January 2006

Disaster preparedness, research data management, learning management systems and the ECURE conference are featured in a podcast released in December by EDUCAUSE. Arizona State University Archivist and ECURE co-chair Rob Spindler responds to questions by Matt Pasiewicz of EDUCAUSE about the role of archivists in preservation of several forms of digital content.

In the 19 minute interview available at http://connect.educause.edu/Rob_Spindler_CNI_Interview_2005, Spindler emphasized the roles of archivists and librarians serving as advocates for preservation and described the work of archivists in helping universities fulfill core university functions through effective recordkeeping.

ECURE 2006: Preservation and Access for Digital College and University Resources will be held February 27-March 1st, 2006 at the beautiful Tempe campus of Arizona State University, located in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Conference registration information and a program schedule template is now available. Program information will be expanded as new sessions are confirmed.


Jeremy Rowe, ECURE co-chair, jeremy.rowe@asu.edu
Rob Spindler, ECURE co-chair, rob.spindler@asu.edu