Digital Archiving Resources

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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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In this video interview, Lawrence Lessig speaks about the nature of copyright in the digital age. Speaking at the Search Engine Strategies Conference and Expo in Chicago, 2008, Lessig explains that due to our ability to produce infinite and vast…

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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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This anthology offers a comprehensive overview of theoretical approaches to cultural heritage institutions and digital media. Featuring authors from a broad variety of disciplinary fields, it aims at an international, cross-disciplinary audience of…

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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 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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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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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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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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This book tries to refocus the true purpose of social media and how it can be used to help further students’ education. The greatest issues educators face with social media is not privacy concerns rather motivating the students to participate in…
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