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October is Archives Month

October is Archives Month

Join the Kansas State Historical Records Advisory Board (KSHRAB) and archives across the nation in recognizing October as American Archives Month. KSHRAB sponsors activities and promotions for American Archives Month with funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Follow the clues to preserve your personal digital memories!

Did you know that digital materials can be more difficult to preserve than physical ones?

Take this quiz to test your digital preservation know-how.
digitalpreservation.gov/personalarchiving/quiz/


Why Digital Preservation is important to you (Video)
digitalpreservation.gov/multimedia/videos/personalarchiving.html


Library of Congress provides some great resources for maintaining your personal digital archives.
digitalpreservation.gov/personalarchiving/


There are additional resources for Personal Digital Archiving from the Bentley Library, University of Michigan:
bentley.umich.edu/dchome/resources/personalarchives.php

Want a poster to put up about Archives Month and digital preservation? Print this pdf out for yourself or contact the KSHRAB for color copies at kshrab@kshs.org!