Digital Archiving Resources

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This article focuses on the new challenges that have surfaced for the archiving of digital writing besides the already present challenge of the constant changing software and what strategies to use to conquer those challenges. Some strategies include…

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Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips.…

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Archivist, Audra Yun, illuminates several fundamental digital archiving issues in her blog and provides critical commentary for the many conferences and workshops she attends. In her most recent entry, "The present and future of audiovisual archives:…

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17th century English royalist and diplomat, Sir Richard Fanshawe, left a rich collection of letters and papers to his wife that during the next centuries became dispersed and scattered. The acquisition of these scattered documents by a 20th century…

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Metadata is considered one of the most important assets of digital archives and is becoming increasingly familiar to the public at large. User-contributed metadata in the form of tagging, bookmarks, and even historic documentation for online museum…

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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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John P. Wilkin, executive director of HathiTrust and associate research librarian for the University of Michigan, provides an in-depth report on the current percentages of published works that are at various stages of public domain and in-copyright.…

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The Guide to Security Considerations and Practices for Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collection Libraries is the first such book intended specifically to address security in special collection libraries. Containing nineteen chapters, the book…

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The three authors of this article discuss three different repositories which house confidential, legally protected content and describe measures each institution takes to balance the archival values of preserving and providing access to its holdings…

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Susan Wells’ "Claiming the Archive for Rhetoric and Composition" is broken into three sections where she outlines the “gifts” of “resistance,” “freedom,” and “possibility” that digital archiving technology affords composition and…
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