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Section 108 Study Group Report Released

March 31, 2008 -- After nearly three years of intensive work, the independent Section 108 Study Group issued its report and recommendations on exceptions to copyright law to address how libraries, archives and museums deal with copyrighted materials in fulfilling their missions in the digital environment. Read this article

Chronopolis Data Grid Framework Developed

March 29, 2008 -- Chronopolis is a datagrid framework being developed by Library partners to meet the archival needs of a wide range of cultural and social domains.
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Washington State Digital Archives Partnership Kicks Off

March 18-19, 2008 -- Washington and the eight other states working with it to preserve state and local government information met in Cheney, Wash., to kick off their Library of Congress-sponsored project.
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North Carolina States Project Holds Kick-Off Meeting

March 5, 2008 -- Salt Lake City was the site for the kick-off meeting of the Geospatial Data Exchange Network for Preservation (GDENP), bringing state archivists and geospatial program managers together to build a collaborative network for preserving significant geospatial information.
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Digital Preservation Program Launches Newsletter

March 3, 2008 -- A monthly online newsletter highlighting the important work that the Library of Congress’s digital preservation program is performing to collect and preserve the nation’s heritage in digital form will launch in March 2008.
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