RJI, University of Missouri Libraries team up to address digital archiving of news

Edward McCain was deeply concerned as he watched the Tucson (Ariz.) Citizen, a newspaper he had once worked for, close its doors without a good system in place to preserve and access its print or online archives.

As he discussed the fate of the Citizen’s archive with editors, reporters, librarians and archivists, he realized that the current model of news preservation was failing. He was inspired to take steps to protect digital and print archives from being lost permanently.

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