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Back to the 1990s - Images from the Bury Times on Display

Archives preservation is not just about caring for records from long ago! Yes it’s always exciting to handle photographs from a far distant era but it can be just as fascinating to study and preserve images from more recent times: The 1990s to be exact! 321 more words


"Bringing Things Together: Aggregate Records in a Digital Age"

Since researching born-digital records in manuscript repositories to write my master’s paper, I’ve been interested in how archives are handling electronic records — their appraisal, acquisition, processing, preservation, and access.  832 more words

Born Digital

Episode 02 — Born Digital

What does it mean to be born digital? How are adults and children navigating the ever-evolving and complex technological landscape of modern life? Are students spending too much time on devices or are they using modern innovations to develop crucial life skills? 112 more words


CBC: Federal government's Canada.ca project 'off the rails'

Oh boy. From the CBC: Federal government’s Canada.ca project ‘off the rails’. “The federal government’s bid to merge 1,500 departmental and agency websites into a single site, Canada.ca, is a year behind schedule and almost 10 times over budget. 19 more words

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Here today, gone tomorrow: A case study on the necessity for a more rigorous approach to the preservation of online Irish cultural and political heritage. 3,333 more words

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NYT: Harvesting Government History, One Web Page at a Time

The New York Times: Harvesting Government History, One Web Page at a Time. “With the arrival of any new president, vast troves of information on government websites are at risk of vanishing within days. 60 more words

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