Digital Archiving Resources

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The authors of this book argue that libraries are institutions of human rights and social justice and should fully embrace this role. They outline ways in which preservation institutions can integrate social justice and human rights in their practice…

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In this podcast, Jefferson Bailey of the New York Library Council and Joshua Ranger of Audiovisual Preservation Solutions discuss ways in which archivists can preserve documentation of activism. They interview Grace Lile and Yvonne Ng, both of whom…

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This article considers long-term preservation of digital heritage from a social justice perspective, with a specific focus on ethical obligations for archivists in first world countries. The authors envision two fictional scenarios to illustrate…

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In this TEDx talk, Jamie Robinson, photographer at the John Rylands University Library in Manchester, England, gives an introduction to heritage imaging and collection care. Robinson starts out by summarizing the history of the JRU Library archive,…

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Early developers of digital resources often had little thought for how their projects might dovetail with others. Today many of these projects suffer from this lack of forethought; they cannot be extended for broader use, they cannot be built upon by…

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"The National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH) is a diverse coalition of organizations created to assure leadership from the cultural community in the evolution of the digital environment." "NINCH pursues its mission by: educating…

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In this digital landscape, the archival-oriented media theories of Wolfgang Ernst are particularly relevant. Digital Memory and the Archive, the first English-language collection of the German media theorist’s work, brings together essays that…

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Digital Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and Museums represents a new approach to getting started with digital preservation: that of what cultural heritage professionals need to know as they begin their work. For administrators and practitioners…

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Cultural heritage professionals – museum curators, museum professionals, archivists and librarians – work with their specialized knowledge to prioritize the needs of their collections. Preservation managers draw on experts in climate control,…

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Haskins examines the effects of the Internet on the memory work of archives and the informal, vernacular style of the broad public. Examples of the vernacular style of memory work include the spontaneous display of mementos at memorials or sites of…
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