Digital Archiving Resources

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As our heritage deteriorates through erosion, human error or natural disasters, it has become more important than ever to preserve our past ' even if it is in digital form only. This highly relevant work describes thorough research and methods for…

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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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The world population is ageing. In the UK alone, it is projected that by 2035 those aged 65 and over will account for 23 per cent of the total population whilst the number of people aged 85 and over will account for 5 per cent of the total…

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This article takes a look at the difficulties presented to researchers due to the newspaper digitization. These difficulties are mainly due to the fact that the pictures and formatting of the newspapers have been removed to allow the proper…

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The "Best Practice Guidelines for Digital Collections" provides the essential, critical standards that all digital librarians, archivists and scholars should implement when designing a digital collection. The article also includes guidelines for…

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Noted archivist and library educator Frederick Stielow provides a comprehensive guide to efficiently adding content to the Web - and to creating Web-based descriptions and finding aids that will draw surfers to the library's, museum's, or other…

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During the research phase of History Detectives investigations, we rely on one tool more than any other: the digital image. We email them to experts, we enlarge them for details, and we use them to avoid handling originals any more than we must.…

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The article presents information on an October 2013 meeting on the state of the field of database research which took place at the Beckman Center on the University of California-Irvine campus. Topics covered at the meeting included big data,…

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The ubiquity of digital data and its seemingly effortless and transparent transmission in routine commerce and communication is rarely discussed from both technical and socio-political perspectives in one work. In this book, however, the authors…

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This video showcases six presenters discussing the future of web archiving. Presenters include Stephen Abrams (California Digital Library), Martin Klein (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Jimmy Lin (University of Maryland) and Michael Nelson (Old…
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