Digital Archiving Resources

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The issue pertaining to archiving in a digital age is the mass amount of information that cannot all be archived. Therefore the question of what is to be recorded is necessary, for preserving all information would not be ideal in terms of curating a…

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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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In his foundational new media text, Nelson describes literature itself as a series of interconnecting documents, and suggests that society needs a universal system for storing and preserving texts. Though he writes in the early 1980s, Nelson's…

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In his essay, Lev Manovich argues for the database as the key form of expression in digital culture, stating that the new cultural algorithm is a progression of information from reality, to media, to data, to the database. Manovich connects database…

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Phyllis Holman Weisbard discusses the ways of archiving web-based information. With so much former print versions of materials now available electronically, what she focuses on is how material that never had a print version (born digitals) are in the…

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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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In this article, Sean Latham discusses the changes to scholarly work since more and more archival work has become available through digital means. He examines how the constraints imposed by the former print-only text have been removed by digital…

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This book addresses six key concepts that are pivotal for understanding the influence of new media on contemporary culture. The specific chapter on Archive lays the groundwork for understanding digital archiving. It reiterates the work of Derrida and…

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This second edition of Jay David Bolter's classic text expands on the objectives of the original volume, illustrating the relationship of print to new media and examining how hypertext and other forms of electronic writing refashion or "remediate"…

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"Stanford scholars are harnessing the power of new technologies through an array of digital humanities endeavors. Current digital humanities projects are using tools like 3-D mapping, electronic literary analysis, digitization, and advanced…
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