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Software Preservation Community Forum (Fall 2021)

09.21.21 | Virtual

The Software Preservation Network invites you to join us for the upcoming Software Curation & Preservation Community Forum taking place on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 3 pm PT / 5 pm CT / 6 pm ET. Each quarter, we …Continue Software Preservation Community Forum (Fall 2021)

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01.22.21 | Everywhere in the world

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!

Software Preservation Quarterly Community Forum (Winter 2020)

12.01.20 | Virtual

The Software Preservation Network invites you to join us for the upcoming Quarterly Software Curation & Preservation Community Forum taking place on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 8 am PT / 10 am CT / 11 am ET / 3 …Continue Software Preservation Quarterly Community Forum (Winter 2020)

Recent News

Stacktrace: Volume 4, Issue 1 (Sep 2021)

The latest issue of SPN’s newsletter, Stacktrace, is now available! It includes: “How to Party Like it’s 1999 No Summer Break for Law & Policy Upcoming Software Preservation Community Forum Read the full issue on the web Download the full …Continue Stacktrace: Volume 4, Issue 1 (Sep 2021)

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EaaSI Update September 2021

Somehow we are already roughly halfway through the EaaSI program of work’s second round of grant funding from the Mellon and Sloan foundations – which means the team is hard at work planning for 2022 and beyond. Our daily progress …Continue EaaSI Update September 2021

News, Project Updates

July-August 2021: No Summer Break for Copyright Law and Policy!

The copyright universe did not slow down one bit this summer, it seems. In this post I’ll share some updates from agencies, courts, and even international policymaking bodies, all of whom were busily cranking out copyright news, undeterred by heat …Continue July-August 2021: No Summer Break for Copyright Law and Policy!

Law Posts, News

SPN Signs on to Letter Welcoming US Trade Representative Katherine Tai

In March 2021, the Software Preservation Network, through a proposal from the Law & Policy Working Group approved by the Coordinating Committee, joined a letter to the new US Trade Representative, Katherine Tai, welcoming her and asking her to return …Continue SPN Signs on to Letter Welcoming US Trade Representative Katherine Tai

Briefs/Filings, Law Posts, News, Resources,

Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally (2021 Reflection)

Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally Prepared for the Software Preservation Network by Brandon Butler On April 5, 2021, the Supreme Court issued its opinion on the long-running litigation between Oracle and Google …Continue Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally (2021 Reflection)

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Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue I (April 2018)
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue I (April 2018)News2018, April 25spn-newsstacktrace
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 2 (May/June 2018)
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 2 (May/June 2018)News2018, April 25spn-newsstacktrace
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 3 (July - August 2018)
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 3 (July – August 2018)News2018, April 25spn-newsstacktrace
Stacktrace: October 2018 Special Edition
Stacktrace: October 2018 Special EditionNews2018, October 11spn-newsstacktrace
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 4 (September - October 2018)
Stacktrace: Volume 1, Issue 4 (September – October 2018)News2018, April 25spn-newsstacktrace
Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia Acker
Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia AckerField Reports, News, field-reports spn-newsfcop field-report
SPN Launch: January 2019
SPN Launch: January 2019Newsspn-news
FCoP Update Nov 2018-Jan 2019
FCoP Update Nov 2018-Jan 2019News, Project Updates2019, January 1spn-news project-updatesfcop
EaaSI Update November 2018 - January 2019
EaaSI Update November 2018 – January 2019News, Project Updates2019, January 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 1 (Nov 2018 - Jan 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 1 (Nov 2018 – Jan 2019)News2019, February 6spn-newsstacktrace
Service Provider Survey
Service Provider SurveyNewsspn-news
Making Things EaaSIer: Overview from EaaSI’s PI
Making Things EaaSIer: Overview from EaaSI’s PINews, Staff Updates2019, February 12spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Hickory Dickory Docs: Crafting a Documentation Plan for EaaSI
Hickory Dickory Docs: Crafting a Documentation Plan for EaaSINews, Staff Updates2019, February 18spn-news staff-updateseaasi
EaaSI Software Development Update
EaaSI Software Development UpdateNews, Staff Updates2019, March 29spn-news staff-updateseaasi
EaaSI Update February-March 2019
EaaSI Update February-March 2019News, Project Updates2019, March 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
FCoP Update February – March 2019
FCoP Update February – March 2019News, Project Updates2019, March 1spn-news project-updatesfcop
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 2 (Feb 2019 - Mar 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 2 (Feb 2019 – Mar 2019)News2019, April 3spn-newsstacktrace
Beta Deployment: EaaSI in AWS or Bust!
Beta Deployment: EaaSI in AWS or Bust!News2019, April 9spn-newseaasi
EaasI Up to the Test: Users Identify Areas for Improvement
EaasI Up to the Test: Users Identify Areas for ImprovementNews, Staff Updates2019, April 18spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Using ShEx to Investigate Data about Software and File Formats in Wikidata
Using ShEx to Investigate Data about Software and File Formats in WikidataNews, Staff Updates2019, April 23spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Field Report #1: IRB Approval and Planning Site Visits
Field Report #1: IRB Approval and Planning Site VisitsField Reports, Newsfield-reports spn-newsfcop
Navigating Legacy Software Collections
Navigating Legacy Software CollectionsNews, Staff Updates2019, May 15spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Is Old Licensed Software Legal Kryptonite? Lessons from the Adobe Letter.
Is Old Licensed Software Legal Kryptonite? Lessons from the Adobe Letter.Law Posts, News, 2019, May 29law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
EaaSI Update April-May 2019
EaaSI Update April-May 2019News, Project Updates2019, May 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 3 (Apr 2019 - May 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 3 (Apr 2019 – May 2019)News2019, June 4spn-newsstacktrace
Field Report #2: Methods, preparation, and tools
Field Report #2: Methods, preparation, and toolsField Reports, Newsfield-reports spn-newsfcop
Member Profile: New York University
Member Profile: New York UniversityMember Profiles, News2019, July 9member-profiles spn-news
Field Report #3: Living Computers: Museum + Labs
Field Report #3: Living Computers: Museum + LabsField Reports, News2019, July 15field-reports spn-newsfcop
Member Profile: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Member Profile: University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignMember Profiles, News2019, July 23member-profiles spn-news
Saving Data Journalism: Using ReproZip-Web to Capture Dynamic Websites for Future Reuse
Saving Data Journalism: Using ReproZip-Web to Capture Dynamic Websites for Future ReuseNewsspn-news
EaaSI Update June-July 2019
EaaSI Update June-July 2019News, Project Updates2019, July 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
FCoP Update June – July 2019
FCoP Update June – July 2019News, Project Updates2019, July 1spn-news project-updatesfcop
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 4 (June 2019 - July 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 4 (June 2019 – July 2019)News2019, August 6spn-newsstacktrace
Member Profile: Duke University Libraries
Member Profile: Duke University LibrariesMember Profiles, News2019, August 7member-profiles spn-news
Member Profile: MIT Libraries
Member Profile: MIT LibrariesMember Profiles, News2019, August 20member-profiles spn-news
Who Preserves EaaSI?: In Pursuit of an EaaSI Preservation Package
Who Preserves EaaSI?: In Pursuit of an EaaSI Preservation PackageNews, Staff Updates2019, August 15spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Field Report #4: GeorgiaTech retroTECH
Field Report #4: GeorgiaTech retroTECHField Reports, News2019, August 21field-reports spn-newsfcop
Member Profile: University of Virginia Library
Member Profile: University of Virginia LibraryMember Profiles, News2019, September 4member-profiles spn-news
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Living Computers: Museum + Labs
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Living Computers: Museum + LabsCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2019, September 1cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop living-computers-museum-labs%e2%80%8b
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Guggenheim Museum
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Guggenheim MuseumCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2019, September 1cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop guggenheim-museum
Crafting Community Goals: Reflections from SPN’s Steering Committee
Crafting Community Goals: Reflections from SPN’s Steering CommitteeNewsspn-news
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 5 (Aug 2019 - Sept 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 5 (Aug 2019 – Sept 2019)News2019, October 2spn-newsstacktrace
EaaSI Update August – September 2019
EaaSI Update August – September 2019News, Project Updates2019, September 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
FCoP Update August-September 2019
FCoP Update August-September 2019News, Project Updates2019, September 1spn-news project-updatesfcop
Software Preservation Networks Joins Amicus Brief Filed with the Supreme Court
Software Preservation Networks Joins Amicus Brief Filed with the Supreme CourtLaw Posts, News, 2019, October 14law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of Illinois
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of IllinoisCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2019, November 1cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop university-of-illinois%e2%80%8b
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Georgia Tech
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: Georgia TechCohort Reflections, News, 2019, November 1cohort-reflections spn-newsfcop georgia-tech%e2%80%8b
Field Report #5: University of Virginia
Field Report #5: University of VirginiaField Reports, News2019, November 27field-reports spn-newsfcop
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona
FCoP 2019 Cohort Reflections: University of ArizonaCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2019, December 1cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop university-of-arizona%e2%80%8b
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 6 (Oct 2019 - Nov 2019)
Stacktrace: Volume 2, Issue 6 (Oct 2019 – Nov 2019)News2017, December 6spn-newsstacktrace
FCoP Update October-November 2019
FCoP Update October-November 2019News, Project Updates2019, November 1spn-news project-updatesfcop
EaaSI Update October-November 2019
EaaSI Update October-November 2019News, Project Updates2019, November 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
Google v. Oracle: A Landmark Software Copyright Case
Google v. Oracle: A Landmark Software Copyright CaseLaw Posts, News, law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
SPN 2019 Highlights
SPN 2019 HighlightsNewsspn-news
Emulating the International Monetary Fund Government Finance Statistics CD-ROMs (Node Reflections: Stanford)
Emulating the International Monetary Fund Government Finance Statistics CD-ROMs (Node Reflections: Stanford)News, Staff Updates2020, January 21spn-news staff-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 1 (Dec 2019 - Jan 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 1 (Dec 2019 – Jan 2020)News2020, February 5spn-newsstacktrace
EaaSI Update December 2019 – January 2020
EaaSI Update December 2019 – January 2020News, Project Updates2019, November 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
FCoP Update December 2019 – January 2020
FCoP Update December 2019 – January 2020News, Project Updates2020, February 5spn-news project-updatesfcop
Emulation: Enthusiasts and Skeptics Learning Side-by-Side (Node Reflections: Notre Dame)
Emulation: Enthusiasts and Skeptics Learning Side-by-Side (Node Reflections: Notre Dame)Cohort Reflections, News2020, February 13cohort-reflections spn-newseaasi
Multithreading Software Preservation: A Software Preservation and Emulation Workshop
Multithreading Software Preservation: A Software Preservation and Emulation WorkshopEvent Reports, Newsevent-reports spn-newseaasi
Historical Quasi-Artifacts and Interdepartmental Teams
Historical Quasi-Artifacts and Interdepartmental TeamsNews, Staff Updates2020, March 10spn-news staff-updateseaasi
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: Georgia Tech
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: Georgia TechCohort Reflections, News, 2020, April 4cohort-reflections spn-newsfcop georgia-tech%e2%80%8b
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of Illinois
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of IllinoisCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2020, April 4cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop university-of-illinois%e2%80%8b
EaaSI Update February - March 2020
EaaSI Update February – March 2020News, Project Updates2020, April 4spn-news project-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 2 (Feb 2020 - Mar 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 2 (Feb 2020 – Mar 2020)News2020, April 7spn-newsstacktrace
A Law and Policy Bonanza for SPN in February and March 2020
A Law and Policy Bonanza for SPN in February and March 2020Law Posts, News2020, April 17law-posts spn-newslaw-policy
FCoP Update February – March 2020
FCoP Update February – March 2020News, Project Updates, 2020, April 7spn-news project-updatesfcop stacktrace
Software Preservation Quarterly Community Forum (Fall 2020)
Software Preservation Quarterly Community Forum (Fall 2020)Newsspn-newsquarterly-community-forum
Comments of the Software Preservation Network in re Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded Research
Comments of the Software Preservation Network in re Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded ResearchLaw Posts, News, 2019, May 6law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
FCoP Update April - May 2020
FCoP Update April – May 2020News, Project Updates, 2020, April 7spn-news project-updatesfcop stacktrace
EaaSI Update April - May 2020
EaaSI Update April – May 2020News, Project Updates2020, June 1spn-news project-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 3 (Apr 2020 - May 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 3 (Apr 2020 – May 2020)News2020, June 8spn-newsstacktrace
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of Arizona
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of ArizonaCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2020, April 4cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop university-of-arizona%e2%80%8b
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of Virginia
FCoP 2020 Cohort Reflections: University of VirginiaCohort Reflections, FCoP, News, 2019, September 1cohort-reflections fcop spn-newsfcop university-of-virginia
You're Invited! SPN Law & Policy Chat on the DMCA Remote Access Limitation
You’re Invited! SPN Law & Policy Chat on the DMCA Remote Access LimitationLaw Posts, News, 2020, June 29law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
Two Cohorts and Two Different Frames for Software Preservation and Emulation PracticeCohort Reflections, News, Uncategorized2020, April 6cohort-reflections spn-news uncategorizedeaasi
Saving Software, Together: SPN Welcomes New Members for 2021 and Beyond
Saving Software, Together: SPN Welcomes New Members for 2021 and BeyondNewsspn-news
FCoP Update June - July 2020
FCoP Update June – July 2020News, Project Updates, 2020, August 4spn-news project-updatesfcop stacktrace
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 4 (Jun - July 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 4 (Jun – July 2020)News2020, August 4spn-newsstacktrace
August-September 2020: RBG and Oracle; Sovereign Immunity Study; SPN joins CASE Act Letter; DMCA Marches
August-September 2020: RBG and Oracle; Sovereign Immunity Study; SPN joins CASE Act Letter; DMCA MarchesLaw Posts, News, 2020, June 29law-posts spn-newsianyl law-policy
Google v. Oracle Oral Argument: Quick Takeaways for Software Preservation (2020)
Google v. Oracle Oral Argument: Quick Takeaways for Software Preservation (2020)Law Posts, News, Reports, Resources2020, October 13law-posts spn-news reports resourceslaw-policy
SPN Membership Drive - Join by October 30!
SPN Membership Drive – Join by October 30!Newsspn-news
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 5 (Aug - Sept 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 5 (Aug – Sept 2020)News2020, August 4spn-newsstacktrace
EaaSI Update October - November 2020
EaaSI Update October – November 2020News, Project Updates2020, December 15spn-news project-updateseaasi
October-November 2020: DMCA Rulemaking, DMCA Reform
October-November 2020: DMCA Rulemaking, DMCA ReformLaw Posts, News2020, December 15law-posts spn-newslaw-policy
Closing out 2020 and Looking Ahead to 2021: Updates from SPN's Community Coordinator
Closing out 2020 and Looking Ahead to 2021: Updates from SPN’s Community CoordinatorNews, Staff Updates2020, December 15spn-news staff-updatescommunity-engagement-collaborative
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 6 (Oct - Nov 2020)
Stacktrace: Volume 3, Issue 6 (Oct – Nov 2020)News2020, August 4spn-newsstacktrace
Join a Software Preservation Network Working Group!
Join a Software Preservation Network Working Group!Events, Newsevents spn-newscommunity-engagement-collaborative
Software Preservation Network 2021 Coordinating Committee Nominations
Software Preservation Network 2021 Coordinating Committee NominationsNews, 2021, February 16spn-newscoordinating-committee governance
Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally (2021 Reflection)
Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally (2021 Reflection)Law Posts, News, Reports, Resources2021, June 3law-posts spn-news reports resourceslaw-policy
SPN Signs on to Letter Welcoming US Trade Representative Katherine TaiBriefs/Filings, Law Posts, News, Resources, 2021, June 3briefs-filings law-posts spn-news resourcesadvocacy law-policy
July-August 2021: No Summer Break for Copyright Law and Policy!
July-August 2021: No Summer Break for Copyright Law and Policy!Law Posts, News2021, September 1law-posts spn-newslaw-policy
EaaSI Update September 2021
EaaSI Update September 2021News, Project Updates2021, September 2spn-news project-updateseaasi
Stacktrace: Volume 4, Issue 1 (Sep 2021)
Stacktrace: Volume 4, Issue 1 (Sep 2021)News2020, August 4spn-newsstacktrace