Digital Archiving Resources

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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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This study examines Our Marathon , which is a digital historiography website created in response to the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15th, 2013. As a participatory archive, Our Marathon is an example of community literacy practice. This…

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Historypin is an archive that uses a collaborative approach to create stronger ties with local history. Users—either individuals or institutions —upload records and denote the location of the object by pinning it using Google Maps. These records…

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A how to guide on how to collect photos, physical or digital, into an online archive that will allow the consumer to preserve and maintain their beloved photos.

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This book references information on why it is important to refurbish and maintain physical or tangible text. When resources and information become unavailable due to deterioration or missing text all together they become mundane and troublesome to…

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The article looks at efforts to preserve the contents of the Internet for future generations. Particular focus is given to the Global Database of Events, Language, and Tone (GDELT) project, led by computer scientist Kaylev Leetaru, and to the…

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Designed by the Orange County Library System, this is an archive that seeks to preserve personal records relating to Orlando, creating a database for local history research. It relies on user-created content in the form of images, audio files, or…

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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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In Part II of The Future of the Past, Alexander Stiille discusses cultural memory as it relates to the National Archive and the process of digitizing and converting nontextual material to a more stable format. Stille states that, at current staff…

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In Preserving Memory, Linenthal discusses the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. throughout all stages of its creation. He discussion the ownership of memory, whether political or cultural, and the political motivations behind the creation of the…
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