Levels of Preservation: A Report Card

I’ve made no secret this term that our repository The Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society has a very… special way of going about its collection management, by this I mean there is no coherent schema that any professional collections manager would recognize. For some quick background our institution is almost completely geared … Continue reading Levels of Preservation: A Report Card

Digital Library Interfaces: Usability and Intuition | An Evaluation of Three Sites Part I: The Essentials Like oh so many of those recipe blogs where the author feels like they have to indulge the reader in a trip down memory lane; either to grandmama’s kitchen or the potentially embarrassing first date that was saved by … Continue reading

Disorder & Digitization: Establishing protocols and practices in an amateur archival setting

I thought instead of reviewing one of the readings for my blog post, I might provide some insight from a unique experience in developing a digital collection as compared to a previous experience in curating a physical collection and how order can be established from seeming chaos in digital practice. Background: At Center for the … Continue reading Disorder & Digitization: Establishing protocols and practices in an amateur archival setting