Digital Archiving Resources

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In this book, Arjun Sabharwal explains the framework behind digital collections, and the relationships that hold it together. Individual chapters explain the specifics behind preserving, promoting, and accessing a digital collection.

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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 represents viewpoints from scholars, librarians, archivists, technologists, lawyers and journalists at the University of Missouri on addressing the problems of preserving born-digital news. The crisis of losing decades of journalistic work…

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This article focuses on the challenges institutions such as the New York Archive Museum (NYAM) face when dealing with born-digital institutional archives. The findings are presented through a case study of NYAM using three data sources: analysis of…

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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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Architecture firms have used computers as an integral part of the design process for the past thirty to forty years, but born-digital architectural records are only now being donated to repositories for preservation. This article reviews the…

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As is true at many colleges and universities, the Otis College of Art and Design faculty and staff are actively exploring Web 2.0 technologies, resulting in an explosion of new digital content—learning objects, video demonstrations, interviews,…

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In her presentation to the 2009 Media in Transition 6 Conference, Alison Byerly appeals to scholars of all disciplines to take an interest in web archiving and preserve the born digital byproducts of their daily online transactions. Byerly…

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Digital libraries, museums, and archives have discovered a beneficial partnership with law enforcement. Digital forensics as a method for extracting “unaltered evidence” and establishing “verifiable and repeatable examinations” of the data…

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The documents and files created and stored in composer Jonathan Larson’s computer were donated to the Music Division of the Library of Congress upon Jonathan’s death. Doug Reside, digital curator for the New York Public Library of the Performing…
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