NYPL Digital Preservation Program

This site documents:

  • the policies of the New York Public Library Digital Preservation Program
  • the usage of Preservica as the Library's digital repository
  • blog posts about work currently happening within the program

Recent Posts


“Images for publication should be at least 300 DPI” You’ve probably seen something like this on the licensing/reproduction/etc pages of many cultural organizations. And in...

exFAT: A File System for Your Portable Drives

exFAT: A File System for Your Portable Drives We use a lot of portable drives at the library. They range in size from 500 GB...

Sed It and Forget It: Stream Editing and Metadata Repairs

I made a mistake prepping some metadata files the other day. I picked the wrong three-letter code for a division field for use in a...

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