Gary McGath

Biography

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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Books

The Magic Battery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,450. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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The sixteenth century is a time of change. Mages — by law, all male and Christian — have a profitable, tightly controlled trade, but Thomas Lorenz is is creating pushbutton magical devices which anyone can use. His wife argues eloquently that women should be free to use magic. Together they are changing the future of Germany and of magic.
Files that Last
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & 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.

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