Digital Archiving Resources

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Baylis counters the idea that there are too many digitized historic photographs for public use by stating that there is too little information contextualizing these photographs. Using the Larcom Albums of 19th century Irish prison photographs housed…

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This article focuses on the application of archival theory to create digital representations of history, and how this has created a new theory within digital humanities scholarship termed digital historiography—a theory which focuses on analyzing…

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In this article, Venezia discusses the influence of the archive on the comics of Alan Moore and proposes using the archive as a “model and method” for “reading the history” presented in similar types of graphic narratives. Ephemeral objects…

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This article takes a look at the difficulties presented to researchers due to the newspaper digitization. These difficulties are mainly due to the fact that the pictures and formatting of the newspapers have been removed to allow the proper…

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In sizing up the notion of public memory, rhetoricians would be remiss not to consider the increasing influence of new media on today's remembrance culture. This article addresses memorial functions of the internet in light of recent scholarly…

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The ubiquity of digital data and its seemingly effortless and transparent transmission in routine commerce and communication is rarely discussed from both technical and socio-political perspectives in one work. In this book, however, the authors…

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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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A good overview regarding the practical aspects of collecting oral histories. The authors state that anyone with the time, resources, and interest can take part in the recording of oral history. There are no age barriers or educational barriers when…

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Roy Rosenzweig contends that the past is not dead. His book, Clio Wired, is a collection of essays focusing on the digital media and how it could keep the past alive. Simplistically, it is broken into three sections: rethinking, practicing, and…

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This paper describes the expansion of web archiving in Singapore and its affiliation with international copyright law. The authors outline the concept of legal deposit in a modern and historical context. In addition, the authors contrast voluntary…
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