Monday, March 11, 2019

Arctic World Archive receives more world treasures

Arctic World Archive receives more world treasures. Press release. 21. February 2019.
     Institutions and companies from around the world, including Utah Valley University, have deposited their digital content in the Arctic World Archive in Svalbard, Norway.  The Archive is a repository for world memory where the data will last for centuries.  The Archive is a collaboration between Piql, digital preservation specialists, and Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani (SNSK), a state-owned Norwegian mining company based on Svalbard with vast experience and resources to build and maintain mountain vaults.

The top 10 items of cultural heritage, as nominated by the public was also stored away for the future. These items include famous religious texts, paintings, architectural designs, science breakthroughs and popular contemporary music. 

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