Digital Archiving Resources

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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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The New York Philharmonic has performed 15,000 concerts since it started in 1842, more than any other group in the world. Because of this they have a vast collection of historical items, including music, rosters, newspaper clippings, and every…

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All libraries struggle with how to make their information available to a wider audience, outside of the local area. A couple years ago, the John F. Kennedy Library embarked on making their records, documents, photos, and videos available on the…

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This article discusses the fact that prior to the digital revolution, only scholars could study primary sources. K-12 students and teachers were relegated to the little they could get to locally because they did not have the money needed to…

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There are several varied types of electronic records, including legal documents, images, receipts, and personal correspondence that require unique methods of preservation. Hoke explains that due to rapid obsolescence of both software and hardware,…

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Theimer reviews the fundamental principles of important Web 2.0 tools. She includes plentiful examples of how archives around the world have been successfully using each one, and provides step-by-step tips on what you need to do to implement it in…

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At its inception, U.S. copyright law was intended to be a limited federal grant for the public good that promoted creative expression while balancing the First Amendment’s freedom of speech. Changes in the copyright law since 1976, compounded by…

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The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a collection of digitized, unedited videos representing ethnographic research and corresponding scholarly documentation. EVIA’s video content poses challenges similar to those of other digital archives including…

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Video testimonies of Holocaust survivor stories are, in themselves, an archival medium. The conventions of shooting and distributing video convey an immediacy and an absence of cinematic artifice that reveal rather than obscure the unconscious and…

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Close readings of literary texts afford the student opportunities for isolating and analyzing elements of text, thereby revealing cultural and stylistic influences of author, printer, and society. Digitization of print facilitates close reading by…
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