Hello and fediverse, what are the myths that you often find yourself debunking/busting when talking about our work?

· SubwayTooter · 3 · 1 · 0

@joshuatj that digital/automated preservation work somehow reduces the need for staffing and time spent on preservation

...either that there are special secret and unknown tools and data formats for "digital art" that "digital artists" use, or that digital art = TIFF. 🤷‍♂️

@joshuatj "Just spent half my organization's budget on an enterprise-level data management contract, so we'll never have to worry about preservation again" 😅

@joshuatj Yeah, I've tried to ward that off anywhere I've worked, but I hear things like this from other people all the time 😞

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