Digital Archiving Resources

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This book informs both individuals and organizations that are looking to train others on the methods and practices for digital preservation and curation. It stresses the importance of the education level demanded for digital information storage…

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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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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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This paper details the development and implementation of the MOVIO project. The Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (MiBACT) outlined best practices for groups presenting historical and educational archival information to the general…

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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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This book equips non-professional archivists with the skills to tackle one of the most challenging tasks of archiving: arranging and describing archival materials. Carmicheal offers step-by-step guidance to understanding the purpose of organization…

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This book addresses six key concepts that are pivotal for understanding the influence of new media on contemporary culture. The specific chapter on Archive lays the groundwork for understanding digital archiving. It reiterates the work of Derrida and…

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A new policy directive establishing the internal NARA structural, environmental control, fire safety, preservation, and security standards for appropriate archival storage conditions in NARA archival facilities

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Selecting and appraising archives and manuscripts is an introductory text describing the challenges and processes in selecting and appraising archives and manuscripts to ensure the maintained quality of an archive.
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