Digital Archiving Resources

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The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), an international collaboration aimed at producing a common encoding scheme for complex texts, examines the requirement for generality versus the requirement to handle specialized text types. The text also discusses…

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Discusses information about the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), a cooperative undertaking to define an encoding and interchange format for electronic texts. The text mentions the standards of TEI and what is expected by those who code. Later the text…

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This article discusses the evolution of XML (digital markup language), and its ability to change the way in which the world works. In particular, the article discusses the importance of TEI and XML comparing the usefulness and usability to that of…

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Approaches archiving through the eyes of a librarian in terms of what should be store, where and how, how the information is stored within new technologies, and does it make a difference in terms of file type. As library goers are more apt to peruse…

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Depicts the use of archiving by the National Archives and Records Administration, as well as other government departments. Through the use of tables, the application of various social media resources is organized by applicable department, their…

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This book addresses both practical and theoretical considerations for the creation, maintenance, and preservation of digital archives. While it offers a new approach of thinking about h digital preservation, the authors emphasize that it is not a…

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Andrea Goethals, manager of digital preservation and repository services at the Harvard Library, delivered this presentation on 22 April 2011 to an audience of undergraduate students at Harvard University. Goethals aims at encouraging students to…

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In Preserving Memory, Linenthal discusses the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. throughout all stages of its creation. He discussion the ownership of memory, whether political or cultural, and the political motivations behind the creation of the…

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Lacher-Feldman provides practical advice for archivists on creating entertaining and engaging exhibits using special collections materials. She discusses all steps of the process, from planning and budgeting to the creation of legible materials that…

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Webinars have a unique advantage over books or journal articles in that they are interactive and allow viewers to direct questions to the host. Although no longer an interactive webinar, in this one-hour video Jim McGrath gives an overview of Omeka,…
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