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Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation featuring Digital Archivist Monique Lassere

May 3, 2021 at 1:00pm2:00pm EDT

Falk Complex

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The 2021 Brodsky Series for the Advancement of Library Conservation will feature Monique Lassere, Digital Archivist at Harvard Library.

Lassere’s virtual lecture, titled Translating Bits: Maintaining (Born-)Digital Heritage, will discuss born-digital preservation, a nascent but growing area of work in academic and cultural heritage institutions. Lassere will interrogate how born-digital materials and the surrogate materials that constitutes born-digital objects require a reframing of physicality to understand and initiate proper methods for long-term stewardship. This includes strategies such as information maintenance, file format migration, and emulation. All are welcome to attend the public lecture with advance registration at

This event was first published on March 30, 2021 and last updated on April 20, 2021.

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