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PODCAST AVAILABLE: C. Lynch with J. Hilton on the Digital Preservation Network (DPN)

Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)

Washington, DC In the latest CNI Conversations podcast (, CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch speaks with James Hilton, Chief Information Officer at the University of Virginia, about the Digital Preservation Network (DPN), an initiative which aims to create a federated approach to preservation of academic content:

"To avoid the catastrophic loss of scholarship, we must build and sustain a diverse ecosystem that can ensure the survival of scholarship in digital form for future generations.  We envision a system that is scalable, sustainable, and complementary to existing collection and preservation efforts—the Digital Preservation Network (DPN or Deepen)."