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From: Lazorchak, William [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 17 August 2010 20:09
To: Lazorchak, William
Subject: [DIGLIB] Survey Response Request: Digital Geospatial
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The Library of Congress and the Center for International Earth Science
Information Network at Columbia University's Earth Institute are working
to create a web-based clearinghouse of information about best practices
for preserving significant digital geospatial data.
CIESIN is currently gathering requirements to gain insight into
potential uses and users of the clearinghouse and to inform its
development. They have established a survey to assist them in their
The brief, anonymous survey is available at
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XVTT92P and all interested community
members are encouraged to provide input. The survey will close at the
end of August 2010.
Based on the results of their requirements-gathering, CIESIN will launch
a beta version of the clearinghouse later this year.
Further information on the Clearinghouse can be found at
Please forward this announcement to any appropriate listservs or
Library of Congress
National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
101 Independence Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20540
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