This is a guest post from Scott Richard St. Louis. Trevor Owens. The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. Day by day, our digital […]
Web Archives and the Future of Historical Inquiry: “History in the Age of Abundance” Book Review Part II
This is a guest post from Scott Richard St. Louis, and is a continuation of this post. What changes to the contemporary structure of the historical profession will be necessary […]
Web Archives and the Future of Historical Inquiry: “History in the Age of Abundance” Book Review Part I
This is a guest post from Scott Richard St. Louis. Milligan, Ian. History in the Age of Abundance? How the Web is Transforming Historical Research. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019. […]
Co-authored by HLS Contributing Writers, Carissa Hansen and Kendra Werst. This post is meant to serve as a primer for beginners interested in digital collections work. There are three sections: […]
Every so often, when some disaster destroys special collections and archives, people seem to take to the internet to chide librarians, archivists, curators, and other cultural heritage professionals to ask, […]
My library experience so far has been a battle of two passions – I love archives, and I could see myself spending the rest of my life holed up in […]
Digital preservation has found its way into the mainstream of modern librarianship. Odd and awkward as it may feel to us in these early days, saving Twitter is a critically important project that can help us redefine what it means to be a librarian and reclaim some of our lost cultural significance.
Review of Paper Knowledge: A Media History of Documents by Lisa Gitelman (Duke University Press, 2014). A dense and fascinating book offering numerous access points for LIS student scholarship.
Project CHART: How eight months in the basement of the Brooklyn Public Library turned me into a Digital Project Manager. Nora Almeida is a Brooklyn-based poet and MLIS student at Pratt Institute, where she is currently working towards a certificate in Digital Curation. Some of her LIS interests include: new […]
Welcome to TMI Week! We are taking a break from blogging to dedicate some brain-time to our coursework, and so we thought we’d beef up our Two Minute Insight shortcast series. Over the next 5 days stop back by to hear some brief thoughts on a variety of topics related […]