Gary McGath


I'm a software engineer with a background in publication systems, file formats, library systems, and digital preservation. After over eight years with the Harvard Library, I'm currently doing freelance work and writing about digital preservation.

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Files that Last
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / human-computer interaction
The e-book for the digital preservation geek! Computers are our long-term memory. If you want files that last, you need to know what you’re doing. “Digital preservation” is a term known mostly to people in libraries and archivists. The mission of this book is to bring it to the broader geek world — the individual user and the system administrator.
JHOVE Tips for Developers
You set the price! Words: 7,170. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Open source
A guide for software developers to enhancing the JHOVE format identification and metadata extraction software and incorporating it into other applications.

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