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Task Four - Phonar 2016

Consider how light (quantity/ratio, direction, quality & colour) changes emotion of image #phonar2016 #PhotographersPlaybook #LucasFoglia

— #phonar2016 (@CU_phonar) May 12, 2016

Use light to transform subject & don’t forget viewpoint directs gaze…

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Processing Digital Research Data

By Elise Dunham

This is the sixth post in our Spring 2016 series on processing digital materials.


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s (Illinois) library-based Research Data Service (RDS) will be launching an institutional data repository, the Illinois Data Bank (IDB), in May 2016. 1,540 more words

Issue Of Interest

Let the Entities Describe Themselves

By Josh Schneider and Peter Chan

This is the fifth post in our Spring 2016 series on processing digital materials.


Why do we process archival materials? 785 more words

Tool And Technique

Recent Changes in How Stanford University Libraries is Documenting Born-Digital Processing

By Michael G. Olson

This post is the third in our Spring 2016 series on processing digital materials.


Stanford University Libraries is in the process of changing how it documents its digital processing activities and records lab statistics. 488 more words

Tool And Technique

"On the Occasion of SAA's Diamond Jubilee: A Profession Coming of Age in the Digital Era"

Helen R. Tibbo delivered her presidential address at the 2011 annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) held in Chicago, Illinois.  She has spent her career in education, serving on the faculty of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1989.  543 more words


Digital Processing at the Rockefeller Archive Center

By Bonnie Gordon

This is the first post in our Spring 2016 series on processing digital materials, exploring how archivists conceive of, implement, and track activities to arrange and describe digital materials in archival collections. 544 more words

Tool And Technique

Harvard Library Issues Report on Web Archiving Programs

Harvard University has created an “environmental scan” of Web archiving. “The purpose of the environmental scan was to explore and document current web archiving programs (and institutions desiring a similar capacity) to identify common concerns, needs, and expectations in the collection and provision of web archives to users; the provision and maintenance of web archiving infrastructure and services; and the use of web archives by researchers.” The final report is free and available online.

Research & Opinion