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Michael Ashenfelder Author Archive

Email: mashe@loc.gov  
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I write for the Library of Congress about personal digital archiving, digital preservation leaders and developments in digital preservation; I also produce public information videos and podcasts.  On the side I write reviews for the Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association and I work with community historians in Fredericksburg, VA and County Donegal, Ireland to get oral histories digitized and served online. I also wrote for the Whole Earth Review, the Millennium Whole Earth Catalog and Warner New Media and I produced a Bay Area world-music TV show. I am currently reading short stories by Michael McLaverty.


Personal Digital Archiving: Scanning Simplified

Scanner manuals can often befuddle users with too much information. For non-expert users there are just a few basic things you need to know in order to get the best possible results from your scanner.