Digital Archiving Resources

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The study of digital humanities is in transition as it adapts its origins in computation and textual analysis to the media-specific analysis and cultural conventions of emerging digital technologies. In this text, Matthew Gold gathers the varying…

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Author and archivist, Trevor Owens, discusses a wide range of issues relating to digital archives and preservation. In this blog, he describes crowdsourcing and offers a rationale for soliciting "citizen archivists" to contribute content to large…

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Close readings of literary texts afford the student opportunities for isolating and analyzing elements of text, thereby revealing cultural and stylistic influences of author, printer, and society. Digitization of print facilitates close reading by…

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Rice University’s “Our America’s Archive Partnership,” (OAAP), is an aggregation of diverse resources chronicling the history and culture of the Americas. In this article, Rice University professor, Melissa Bailar, discusses the scholarly and…

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Erika Farr, digital archives coordinator for Emory University’s MARBL (Manuscripts and Rare Books Library), interviewed Salman Rushdie, noted author and Emory University’s Distinguished Professor, in a compelling, lengthy discussion regarding…

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This book presents information managers with all the strategic and practical issues to consider when making the decision to digitize their collections. It runs through the digitization process step by step, outlines the different techniques available…

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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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In his introduction to Understanding Digital Humanities, David Berry traces the history of digital humanities—an evolving method and theory of interpreting the effects of digitization and computation on society and culture, while simultaneously…

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In this article, authors, Hurford and Runyon, describe the series of tasks and types of collaboration needed to create a digital collection. These tasks include strategies for classifying and managing files, developing metadata, establishing criteria…

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Authors Sandy Green and Gareth Winter narrate the history of the Wairarapa Archive located in southeast New Zealand. They attribute the popularity and growth of this archive to its successful partnerships and community outreach program, as well as…
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