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Electronic Records Day

The Council of State Archivists (CoSA) declares October 10 to be Electronic Records Day.  This is a day to raise awareness among government agencies, related professional organizations, the general public, and other stakeholders about the crucial role electronic records play in our world.  603 more words


How Libraries Preserve E-books

Michael Kelley has published an article on Publishers Weekly ‘How Libraries Preserve E-books’, which picks up on many ideas previously discussed by this blog. Robert Wolven, associate university librarian for bibliographic services and collection development at Columbia University is quoted: … 120 more words


Ethical axioms

Ethical axioms are found and tested

not very differently from the axioms of science.

Truth is what stands the test of experience.”

–Albert Einstein

Born Digital

The Digital Age Means New Media

Living in the Digital Age, we experience new media. Not too long ago, owning a print book was special. Now people have access to seemingly unlimited pieces of literature and text. 302 more words

Expiring Facebook Posts | Mashable + Mark Cuban Cyber Dust | readwrite + Print SMS to Scrolls | TechCrunch

The ephemeral messaging apps space dominated by Snapchat keeps growing. Now it seems Facebook is adding to the trend again — in a whole new way.  194 more words


DERP and the Upswing of Internet Scholarship

Pushing for the academic study of the Internet is something too few institutions and organizations have taken on. For a subject which has irreversibly changed the way we see and interact with the world around us, promoting scholarship surrounding Internet studies is a necessity that reaches farther than the academic community has thus far chosen to extend their grasp. 454 more words