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It’s that time of year again! The Software Preservation Network (SPN) is looking for new members to join our working groups. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in the working group’s goals. Folks interested in joining any of …Continue Join a Software Preservation Network Working Group!
SPN Supports Proposed Changes to Access to Electronic Works
The Software Preservation Network has submitted comments to the US Copyright Office in support of proposed changes to access to electronic works. You can read more about these proposed changes in this blog post by Lila Bailey (Internet Archive) and …Continue SPN Supports Proposed Changes to Access to Electronic Works
New Publication Release: Software Metadata Recommended Format (SMRF) Guide, Version 1.1.0
The Metadata Working Group is pleased to release a revised draft of the Software Metadata Recommended Format (SMRF) Guide: SMRF version 1.1.0. This revision represents an updated approach to SMRF’s adaptable framework, which is used to describe a range of software …Continue New Publication Release: Software Metadata Recommended Format (SMRF) Guide, Version 1.1.0
Video Game History Foundation and SPN release Survey of the Video Game Reissue Market in the United States
In partnership with the Video Game History Foundation, the Software Preservation Network is excited to share the first ever survey of the commercial availability of classic video games. Video games are part of our cultural history. But while the video …Continue Video Game History Foundation and SPN release Survey of the Video Game Reissue Market in the United States
SPN sponsors help ensure that we continue to advance field level capacity for software preservation through community engagement, infrastructure support, and knowledge generation. Learn more about sponsorship
As SPN transitions from an exclusively grant-funded and in-kind support model to a self-sustaining member-driven organization, I hope you will consider joining our growing community of practice. You can learn more about SPN’s current members and our plans for the future in the Software Preservation Network Prospectus.