Monthly Archives: June 2012

In Response to the Question, “Preservation vs. Digitization?”

This is a really great (and complex) topic that Chrisie raises. Much of the digitization that occurs in libraries, museums, and memory projects is done for the purpose of making their collections, especially their special collections, accessible to a wider … Continue reading

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Preservation vs. Digitization

During the reading of this week’s Hughes chapters, I became a bit confused by the relationship between digitization and preservation.  I know that by digitizing documents, they are being preserved. I also know that there are many reasons to digitize, … Continue reading

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Steep Learning Curve

I am always a bit apprehensive about the start of a new course on digital archiving because when you leave the theoretical realm and enter the application realm there is an incredibly steep learning curve. Much like the Gartner Hype … Continue reading

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Adding a Blog Post

Here’s a quick tutorial on creating a post and assigning it to one or more categories. If you follow the instructions that Robert posted, your posts will be added to your page.

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To create posts-to-page code

To create posts-to-page code: Go to the home page of the blog in a separate browser window. Find your personal “Category” number by hovering over your page name (it will appear somewhere to the top or bottom of your page, … Continue reading

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Digitized Oral History News

Listening to NPR on the way home today, I heard that Joe Smith, former president of Capital Records/EMI announced, [he] will donate more than 200 audio interviews with popular singers including Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Paul McCartney and others to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Digital Memorials and Cultural Archives!

Welcome to ILS652! This is the class blog for Digital Memorials and Cultural Archives. For the next five weeks you will find yourself immersed in the creation of a collection that will document the lives lost in the terrorist attacks … Continue reading

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