Digital Archiving Resources

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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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Jimerson argues that in the information age, knowledge is power, and power is determined by those who determine what information will be preserved for the future, i.e., archivists. Therefore, archivists should use their power to benefit all members…

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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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The development of new digital technologies has led to fundamental changes in the ways that cultural institutions fulfill their public missions of access, preservation, research, and education. Many institutions are developing publicly accessible Web…

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Now considered to be a standard guide, this newer edition of the 'How-to-do-it' Librarian manual has been updated to include more pertinent information. Now including crucial information on digital records, encoded arcival description (EAD),…

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Pamela Innes, linguistic anthropologist at the University of Wyoming, presents a solution for protecting the privacy and cultural heritage of indigenous people while balancing the need for public access to archival materials. She proposes that…

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The complexities of the ethics and truth in archival research are often unrecognized or invisible in educational research. The archival research for this paper took place in the former Czechoslovakia and its turbulent political history influenced the…

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With how difficult it can be to understand ethics and truth in regards to archival research, it can be almost impossible to find it in many educational research projects. As such, when it does appear, it can be unrecognized or entirely…

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Getting Permission offers a simple look into the copyright permission process, as well as going over content that is in the public domain and the "fair use" law, in addition to other intricacies related to the process of obtaining permission from…

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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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