Digital Archiving Resources

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The history of the web and the record of its impact on society may never fully be realized if measures to record and preserve its content are not carefully and consistently maintained. Leetaru identifies the inconsistencies in web archiving by public…

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Drawing on the author's experience of managing the National Archives' web archiving programme together with lessons learned from other international initiatives, this book offers a comprehensive overview of current best practice, together with…

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In this text Clough uses the example of the Smithsonian museum to ask and then answer the question, "How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite-and aptitude-for the digital world?" His text…

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Michela Ferron and Paolo Massa employ a quantitative study of Wikipedia as a digital archive in order to show how one can view memory as an active process. The authors begin with a discussion of Web 2.0 as public, private, and modifiable, but unable…

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Now considered to be a standard guide, this newer edition of the 'How-to-do-it' Librarian manual has been updated to include more pertinent information. Now including crucial information on digital records, encoded arcival description (EAD),…

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Digital Archives looks over the rapid technological changes and the push to digitize people's cultural heritages are changing the landscape of archives. The book also features contributions that offer state of the art solutions in building and…

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In this blogpost, Dan Cohen, executive director of the Digital Public Library of America, argues that square root sampling, a mathematically developed method for crime prevention, can help archivists make acquisition decisions, especially when large…

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This paper illuminates the multiple challenges of archiving naively digital academic content and emphasizes digital preservation is more difficult than print. Digital native content has dramatically increased with transition of academic journals and…

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The functionalities that are important to the users of web archives range from basic searching and browsing to advanced personalized and customized services, data mining, and website reconstruction. The author examined ten of the most established…

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This website was designed and produced by the UK Archaeology Data Service and Digital Antiquity in the US over the course of a two-year collaborative project. Designed to be a guide for good standards to follow in the world of digital archiving, it…
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