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06 / 04 / 19

Web Archiving: Think the Web is Permanent? Think Again.

The websites, tweets, blog posts, Facebook updates, videos, and online articles that we create today constitute the historical record we’ll depend on tomorrow. Without web archiving efforts, how will people in the future understand the time we are living in now? Despite the fact that there is no centralized responsibility for its preservation, web content… Read more »

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02 / 28 / 19

PASIG 2019 – Recap of Day 3

This is the third post in a series which recaps my learnings from the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) Annual Conference. PASIG 2019 brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share their experiences and develop best practices for digital preservation and archiving. Key take-aways from Day 3: To make a digital preservation… Read more »

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02 / 26 / 19

PASIG 2019 – Recap of Day 2

This is a series of posts summarizing my learnings from the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) Annual Conference. PASIG 2019 brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share their experiences and develop best practices for digital preservation and archiving. My key take-aways from Day 2: The next revision of the NDSA Levels… Read more »

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02 / 14 / 19

PASIG 2019 – Recap of Day 1

The Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is dedicated to advancing the practice of digital preservation and archiving. Their annual conference, PASIG 2019, brings together practitioners, industry experts and researchers to share their experiences and develop best practices. My key take-aways from Day 1: Digital preservation is a long-term investment and an institution cannot… Read more »

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02 / 11 / 19

Prequel to PASIG 2019

The Preservations and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) is holding its annual meeting this week at the El Colegio de Mexico in Mexico City. This is the first time this international event has been held in Central America, and it promises to be an excellent conference. PASIG is dedicated to advancing the practice of digital… Read more »

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09 / 26 / 17

Hidden Figures: Unearthing Black History in Museums and Archives

Museums and archives preserve and tell significant stories. They also serve their visitors, connecting people to their histories and providing an opportunity to hear otherwise unheard voices. Historically, both of these types of institutions were places of privilege, but today they serve increasingly diverse communities that demand inclusive narratives. As museums and archives work to… Read more »

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04 / 25 / 17

Vanishing History: Sites of The Green Book

When spring arrives, many families start thinking about taking a road trip. The iconic family road trip represents freedom and spontaneity for many, but not so long ago; a significant portion of the U.S. population could not plan a road trip at whim. During segregation, navigating the country proved difficult and dangerous for African Americans,… Read more »

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09 / 19 / 16

“History Is In Everything”

“History is in everything.” In many ways those are the words Gretchen Case has built her career on. Dr. Case is an assistant professor in medical humanities at the University of Utah School of Medicine where she deftly navigates intersections between the arts, humanities, and science—often using history as a vehicle. A small, but significant… Read more »

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08 / 22 / 16

Unsung Treasures of the National Park Service

August 25, 2016 marks the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service. NPS is best known for its stewardship of America’s natural wonders, but its mission includes the preservation of places with cultural and historical significance as well. What many people may not realize is that in addition to preserving these important spaces, NPS also… Read more »

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06 / 20 / 16

What’s Your Legacy? The Enduring Value of an Archive

Upon winning a championship or leaving office, sports figures and politicians are often asked to speculate about their legacy. Although leaving a legacy is something one may aspire to, it is really only something we see in retrospect. Such reflection requires perspective. Let me share a case in point in the context of History Associates’… Read more »

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