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Blog: Why write alone when you can write together?

Team assembled by the Digital Preservation Coalition for the booksprint in Bristol, seated around a table

Collective writing is more than just writing together: it's a way of building community, testing ideas, honing processes, and articulating things just that much better. I highly recommend it, given my recent experience at a 'booksprint'.

I spent the better part of last week in Bristol, as part of a team assembled by the Digital Preservation Coalition and the University of Bristol to complete a booksprint on digital preservation policy. The DPC had asked a few digital preservation people from different sectors and locations to join in the effort and, sensing how valuable it would be to really dig into the essentials of digital preservation policy, I happily agreed to join....

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