Digital Archiving Resources

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The Advanced Studies Center of the International Institute of the University of Michigan held a year-long Sawyer Seminar from 2000-2001 to investigate the complicated relationships between archives, forms of documentation, and societies. The program…

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Haskins examines the effects of the Internet on the memory work of archives and the informal, vernacular style of the broad public. Examples of the vernacular style of memory work include the spontaneous display of mementos at memorials or sites of…

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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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Michela Ferron and Paolo Massa employ a quantitative study of Wikipedia as a digital archive in order to show how one can view memory as an active process. The authors begin with a discussion of Web 2.0 as public, private, and modifiable, but unable…

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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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"Our mission is simple — to help you capture, preserve, organize and enjoy your family's most valuable photos, papers, stories and mementos using archival best practices, methodologies and supplies. We know our advice and supplies are the best,…

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This TEDtalk outlines Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps, argument for the construction of a digital archive that aims to capture the voices, and stories of all of humanity. He argues that by the interview itself becoming the central focus of the…

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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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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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