Why Digital Preservation is Important to **You**

If you ever want a cocktail party conversation killer, try announcing that you work in “digital preservation”. You can watch people’s eyes glaze over within a split second!

Digital preservation does matter, as much to the average person as to the Information Professional. The Library of Congress tells you why in the video below. They also offer tips and tricks for preserving your personal digital materials.

Does digital preservation matter to you? What are you and are you not doing now to preserve your personal and work-related digital material? Do you agree or disagree with the above tips and tricks?

And, finally…what occupations and topics do you consider conversation killers? :)

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Jewel Ward

Founder and Consultant at Impact Zone Consultancy
Nice to meet you! I am Jewel Ward, founder of Impact Zone. Our specialties are search engine optimization and digital stewardship for creative industry websites.

We work hard to serve our clients’ needs so they can solve their technology problems. Our goal is to enable our creative clients to succeed digitally in whatever form success means to them.

Here are three fun facts about me. I consider coffee and chocolate food groups. I am an INFJ. I love longboard surfing.
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