Preservation

by Louise O’Connor, Conservation For most of us, paper is an everyday, throw-away thing. We may hang on to concert tickets, or precious letters, some old photographs or important family certificates. But what if you had to keep those things for ever and ever? Maybe you’re the family historian or an avid comic collector – [...]

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by Nora-Jane Thornton, National Photographic Archive When asked if I would like to relocate from our Manuscript Department to the National Photographic Archive in Meeting House Square in Temple Bar, I was excited by the prospect, and when I heard that the work would involve a thorough stock check of our photographic collections, I was [...]

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Have your say on Web Archiving at the National Library of Ireland by Catherine Ryan, Digital Collections Student While it probably hasn’t quite made it into the Oxford English dictionary yet, the 404 File Not Found web error message has certainly moved beyond the realm of the technical and technical slang, and has now come [...]

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