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2013-02-24: Personal Digital Archiving 2013

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On February 21-22 Justin Brunelle (@justinfbrunelle) and I (@machawk1) traveled to College Park, Maryland for Personal Digital Archiving (PDA) 2013. Other members of the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research (WS-DL) Group at ODU had previously attended this conference (see 2012 Trip Report and 2011 Trip Report), always previously at Internet Archive in San Francisco, and knew it would be informative and extremely relevant to both of research efforts.
We had both been anticipating a few of the presentations, namely the keynotes by Sally Bedell Smith and George Sanger and that Erin Engle (@erinengle) promised on the Library of Congress digital preservation blog The Signal.
For the sake of preservation, I captured videos of many of the presentations, which I posted on Internet Archive. Each available will be linked inline in this post but for a more original experience, view the videos.
As our sole mission at WS-DL is not only to document conferences (ok, admittedly, documenting c…