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Episode 6: Henry Lowood on Software History & Preservation

Henry AppleIIOn this month’s episode, we hear from Henry Lowood, curator for history of science & technology collections and for film & media collections at Stanford University and lecturer at Stanford University, San Jose State University, and UC Santa Cruz.

Join us as we discuss the history of Silicon Valley, historical  game studies, emulation, and video game and software preservation.

Length – 47:38

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We hope to see you again on April 1st, when we’ll be featuring a new interview with a software developer at a major digital repository!

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Episode 4: Erin O’Meara on Archiving Electronic Records

OMearaOn episode four of Beyond the Stacks, we hear from Erin O’Meara, an Archivist at the Gates Archive, which focuses on the preservation of the Gates family’s personal and philanthropic endeavors including records of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Join us as we discuss the preservation of born-digital records,  Digital Forensics, Diplomatics, and what it’s like to come on board a state archives during a series of major political scandals.

Length – 31:45

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This episode marks the end of Season 1 of Beyond the Stacks. We will be returning in a few months with the start of Season 2, an interview with a librarian at a major technology company!

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