Digital Archiving Resources

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Given modern society's need to control its ever-increasing body of information, digital libraries will be among the most important and influential institutions of this century. With their versatility, accessibility, and economy, these focused…

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Special or rare documents require extra attention with regards to refurbishing and maintaining its structure. This text involves the complex frame work with regards to digital preservation, curation, and promoting a standardized method for saving…

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Instead of the traditional step-by-step tutorials, this book references descriptive information on a large variety of topics regarding the preservation of digital archives and databases. The book is divided into 4 main segments that highlight some of…

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In this edited volume, Gesa Kirsch and Liz Rohan explore the "backstory" of what goes into an archive. They dig deep into the research, political aspects, and decisions on what to archive. Many of the essays address the considerations involved in…

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The David Rumsey Map Collection features nearly 50,000 historical maps spanning from 1492 to the present-day. More than simply a repository, the website is an interactive database giving users the ability to download the actual record and create…

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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 paper presents a case study of utilizing the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) format to encode rare and special collections at the McGill University library. The theme of this case study is the TEI’s flexible encoding format that was able to…

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This paper details the development and implementation of the MOVIO project. The Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (MiBACT) outlined best practices for groups presenting historical and educational archival information to the general…

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"Gone In a Flash?" is the recording of a digital archiving workshop conducted at Columbia University in 2012. The workshop illuminates organization and preservation practices important for individuals, especially academics, who want to make sure…

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This book addresses six key concepts that are pivotal for understanding the influence of new media on contemporary culture. The specific chapter on Archive lays the groundwork for understanding digital archiving. It reiterates the work of Derrida and…
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