Digital Archiving Resources

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More of a website of various resources in the field of digital archives, this Library of Congress page offers users an opportunity to browse a multitude of links in regards to archiving in a digital space; both how to create and preserve your own…

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The image of the "digital hoarder," buried under the disorganized turmoil created by the volume of their digital possessions, has become an increasingly popular way for individuals to describe their everyday digital collecting habits. This article…

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This paper specifically examines personal digital record-keeping strategies, appraisal decisions, and identifications of value, as well as digital preservation practices from the perspective of Personal Information Management (PIM) studies. Through…

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This article reports findings from a survey of 110 writers' personal digital archiving practices. The authors found that most writers neglect digital archival concerns, and consequently, their digital archives consist of poorly managed, highly…

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This collection of essays explores the practical aspects of archiving outside of an institutional setting. The authors specifically address issues that everyday people confront when trying to figure out how to handle not only the growing size of…

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Family archives are valuable because they tell a story about people and communities, future generations have a record of their history and ancestors, and they can become national treasures. In Low Cost and No Cost Ways to Preserve Family Archives,…

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In this edited volume, Gesa Kirsch and Liz Rohan explore the "backstory" of what goes into an archive. They dig deep into the research, political aspects, and decisions on what to archive. Many of the essays address the considerations involved in…

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A good overview regarding the practical aspects of collecting oral histories. The authors state that anyone with the time, resources, and interest can take part in the recording of oral history. There are no age barriers or educational barriers when…

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Since its first-edition printing in 2003, The DAM Book has become one of the standard references for photographers trying to build and protect their digital archives. In this revised edition, Krogh takes a holistic approach, outlining what he refers…

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"Gone In a Flash?" is the recording of a digital archiving workshop conducted at Columbia University in 2012. The workshop illuminates organization and preservation practices important for individuals, especially academics, who want to make sure…
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