Digital Archiving Resources

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The goal of the Vatican Library Digital Archive Project is to preserve over 80,000 manuscripts and 41 million pages. However, the project also seeks to make these manuscripts accessible to the general public as part of a digital library. The Vatican…

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This video is an overview of the Vatican’s efforts to preserve and provide access to its extensive historical library. The video explores the unique challenge of preservation historical texts; while allowing open access to materials. The latter…

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The book begins with an overview of what archives and description are and how it relates to other tasks the archivist undertakes like appraisal, preservation, and reference. It discusses the core concepts for archives and description and how…

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Jerome McGann’s focus in this essay is directed at how crucial it is to establish both research and online scholarship as we reconsider the humanities in the digital age. He highlights the “systematic institutional dysfunction” as the crisis in…

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Jeff Rothenber’s Avoiding Technological Quicksand addresses the fragility of digital documents and information, and suggests that “emulation” is the most reliable way to prolong the life of data, while also discussing the limitations of several…

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Moore et al.’s “Collection-Based Persistent Digital Archives” provides a brief view into the design and development of a persistent email archive that housed over a million messages, a project that offered students at Cornell personalized…

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In a lecture at e.g. 2007 librarian Brewster Kahle introduced his radical idea to create a free, open access digital library with the aim of “bring[ing] all of the works of knowledge to as many people as want to read it.” He uses the Amazon.com…

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This article examines how Personal Digital Libraries (PDL) serve as a self-archiving approach that is based majorly on individuals' activities. The main questions that the text focuses on are, "What are the critical features of PDL?" and "Are there…

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Since technology and innovative ideas for what composes the digital library are constantly advancing, case studies must be routinely conducted to continue to be kept up to date. This book is comprised of studies that are most current to 2007. It…

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In this text Clough uses the example of the Smithsonian museum to ask and then answer the question, "How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite-and aptitude-for the digital world?" His text…
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