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2nd American Archive Meet-up: August 7 at 2pm EST

On July 9th, we held our first American Archive Meet-up. Thanks to all of the participating stations and organizations who made it such a success! 280 more words


Chronicle of Higher Ed: Born Digital, Projects Need Attention to Survive

Jennifer Howard, Chronicle of Higher Education, recently wrote a nice piece on the complications of preserving born-digital collections. It’s worth the read, and good to see these issues hit the academic newswires. 189 more words

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Born Digital and Cultural Heritage conference (19-20 Jun 14)

A couple of weeks ago I attended the Born Digital and Cultural Heritage conference at ACMI in Melbourne. This was the first academic conference at which I’ve presented a paper (for details about this specifically, check out my… 510 more words


Conference Paper: Retaining Traces of Composition in Digital Manuscript Collections

At the end of June I delivered my first academic conference paper at the Born Digital and Cultural Heritage conference held in Melbourne. The conference was facilitated by the Play it Again project, an Australian Research Council-funded linkage project looking at video game history and preservation.  496 more words

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Public records and independence

The weekend of July 4th celebrations seems a good time to look at the Declaration of Independence.  As an archivist, I’ve been struck by the fact that Thomas Jefferson included in his list of grievances against King George III something about the importance of public records: 490 more words

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