Digital Archiving Resources

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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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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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Baylis counters the idea that there are too many digitized historic photographs for public use by stating that there is too little information contextualizing these photographs. Using the Larcom Albums of 19th century Irish prison photographs housed…

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Besek explains how the collecting and preserving of digital content poses challenges to the intellectual property rights that libraries and archives are use to following. A balance between copyright owners and users is an ongoing process; therefore,…

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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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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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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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Although the article is written for a British audience and the copyright laws and legislation regarding author/creator’s “moral rights” are different from the U.S. similar challenges from special interest groups and handling orphan works beset…

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Eyebeam, the new media-focused nonprofit that takes its home in a cavernous Chelsea warehouse extremely close to the water, got hit hard by [Hurricane] Sandy. The water line on the inside of the building rose to three feet, and portions of the…

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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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