National Digital Stewardship Alliance: Request for stories of data loss and/or preservation

Have you, or has your institution, lost important data through 1) hardware failure, 2) hardware or format obsolescence, 3) migration to a new format, or other means? Were you once in danger of losing important data, but you managed to recover or preserve it? The National Digital Stewardship Alliance would love to hear about it -- tell your story in 3-4 sentences here.

Thank you for helping us spread the word about why data preservation is so important and what solutions there may be. See http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/ndsa/ for more information about the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.

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