“Content Rescue: The Newspaper Archive Summit,” Library of Congress, April 21, 2011On April 10-12, scholars, journalists, newspaper publishers, librarians, digital archivists and digital newspaper vendors gathered at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia, Missouri, for "The Newspaper Archive Summit: Rescuing orphaned and digital content ," a program which set out to discuss the state of newspaper archives, including issues related to digitization of newspaper archives and preservation of born digital newspapers.

The Library of Congress co-sponsored the event with the University of Missouri Mizzou Advantage. Martha Anderson, director of program management for the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, provided a keynote address. Abbie Grotke, web archiving team lead, was on a panel speaking about the Library's efforts to archive newspaper websites. All presentations from the first day were recorded and are available on the conference website.

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