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Subject: New list: padiforum-l

New list: padiforum-l

From: Deborah Woodyard <dwoodyar>
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 1999
The National Library of Australia invites all those with an interest
in ensuring continuing access to digital information to visit the
PADI web site: <URL:>. In response to a
growing recognition of the need to safeguard digital heritage, the
National Library of Australia established its Preserving Access to
Digital Information (PADI) web site in 1997. The Library has
recently redeveloped this site into a comprehensive 'subject
gateway' with more powerful search capabilities and efficient
maintenance processes that will help the Library keep it up-to-date.

Cooperation has played a crucial role in the PADI initiative that
has been carried out in partnership with Australian and
international experts. Users are now invited to suggest resources
for the PADI database using a new online form.

A new discussion list, padiforum-l, has been set up for the exchange
of news and ideas about digital preservation issues. Subscribers are
encouraged to post digital preservation news, including
announcements of forthcoming events, to padiforum-l. Discussion on
all aspects of preserving access to digital information is also

To subscribe to padiforum-l:

    1.   send an email to listproc [at] nla__gov__au;
    2.   leave the subject line blank;
    3.   type in the first line of the message:
        'subscribe padiforum-l [your name]'.

For further information about the PADI initiative, including
padiforum-l, please contact the PADI Coordinator <padi [at] nla__gov__au>

Deborah Woodyard
PADI / Digital Preservation
National Library of Australia
Canberra ACT 2600
+61 2 6262 1366

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