Digital Archiving Resources

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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 Youtube video provides education and standards on the functions and uses of preserving photographs through digital means. The Library of Congress offers not only how this can be done, but benefits to having this information under one's belt. The…

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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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"Our mission is simple — to help you capture, preserve, organize and enjoy your family's most valuable photos, papers, stories and mementos using archival best practices, methodologies and supplies. We know our advice and supplies are the best,…

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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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"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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"In every family someone ends up with Mom's and Dad's "stuff"—a lifetime's worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you…

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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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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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