Digital Archiving Resources

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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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The Advanced Studies Center of the International Institute of the University of Michigan held a year-long Sawyer Seminar from 2000-2001 to investigate the complicated relationships between archives, forms of documentation, and societies. The program…

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The article presents the views of authors on ethics related to scholarly research. One author stated that it is not always ethical to collect oral histories, but there are also ethical concerns when a historian feasts in the archives. While another…

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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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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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Ethnic archiving has evolved and developed based on organizations, communities, collections, and preservation tactics in order to access their cultural heritage. Institutions such as libraries, archives, museums and other areas of documented history…

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In their article, Cushman and Ghosh examine two different types of digital media used to represent culturally sensitive and significant artifacts: a classical dance of India represented by an avatar in Second Life, and the tribal Stomp dance of the…

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This article argues that getting students to learn about archival preservation and research in the context of an underpreserved, underresearched history offers a number of pedagogical rewards. Colleges and universities are pushing to increase…

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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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Hosted by the University of South Florida Libraries, this conference on the role of libraries an archives in disaster preparedness and response speaks to one of the ways that libraries and archives are so important to the preservation of cultural…
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