The Post-Custodial Method and Community Archives

Anyone who has read my in-class contributions will have noticed my deep interest in community archives. Community archives by their nature are equitable and try to be accountable in terms of their archival power. As Lorena Gauthereau (2018) writes, ÔÇťarchives have historically functioned as mechanisms of colonialism. They have helped to structure our understanding of … Continue reading The Post-Custodial Method and Community Archives

Cloud Computing in the Digital Library

In the Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries┬áreading from Week 7, we learn about the many considerations that large digital libraries face when handling the digitization of materials (Henry, 2012). One of the decisions that digital libraries must make is how they are going to store and deliver their content. Before creating a digital … Continue reading Cloud Computing in the Digital Library