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 for more information about the National Digital Stewardship Alliance.
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Name *
ex: Jane Doe
Organization (if any)
ex: Library of Congress
Related website URL (if any)
Story *
Please tell us briefly, in 3-4 sentences, your story of data loss and/or data preservation. What was the data and why was it important? How was it lost, almost lost, or saved?
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