Digital Archiving Resources

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Given modern society's need to control its ever-increasing body of information, digital libraries will be among the most important and influential institutions of this century. With their versatility, accessibility, and economy, these focused…

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During the research phase of History Detectives investigations, we rely on one tool more than any other: the digital image. We email them to experts, we enlarge them for details, and we use them to avoid handling originals any more than we must.…

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Digital just got simple. The Digital Church Archive was written to make the complexities of all things digital easier to understand, but goes beyond just understanding; it shows you how to use the information for your church, ministry or civic…

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More and more, library patrons are embracing the ease with which information can be accessed digitally. In an instant, a few keywords can bring patrons exactly what they desire, such as a book or a photograph, rather than going through the much more…

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This paper examines factors that limit the ability of institutions to digitally preserve the cultural heritage of the modern era. The author takes a wide-ranging approach to shed light on limitations to the scope of digital preservation. The author…

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The International Internet Preservation Consortium was created in July 2003 by twelve pioneer institutions already involved in Web archiving and including eleven national libraries. The objectives of the consortium are to provide a forum for sharing…

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Current teaching, learning and assessment practices can lead students to believe that courses within a programme are self-sufficient and separate. Integrative Learning explores this issue, and considers how intentional learning helps students become…

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This article argues for focus on preservation of the World Wide Web for future use by digital humanists and historians. It discusses the methods used to create web archives, as well as the limitations and problematic results of these methods. Its…

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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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