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Politically Charged Records: A Case Study with Recommendations for Providing Access to a Challenging Collection
(Society of American Archivists, 2011-11-23)
In the months leading up to the 2008 presidential election, a collection of organizational records held by the Special Collections Department of the University of Illinois at Chicago became a politically charged source of ...
10 Solutions for processing large collections
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-04)
A documentation case study: the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) project
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-05-01)
Fifty years ago, the state of Virginia, in the southeastern US, embarked on a strategy called "Massive Resistance" to prevent "racial mixing" in public schools. Massive Resistance legislation resulted in over 14,000 students ...
Review of Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada
(Society of American Archivists, 2015-04)
Medium cleaned for re-use, a palimpsest, retains a ghost image of the old content - whether the medium is parchment or a VHS tape. Likewise, ethnic identities are composed of layers, the old overlain with the new. These ...
The Venus Fly Trap: The Lure and Pitfalls of Digitizing Moving Image Collections
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-06-01)
The potential for tapping into the popularity of web video content has increased repository interest in digitizing film collections. The lure of instant access to digital content can attract the attention of donors and ...