Off the Record

Curated by Ashley James. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City.April 2 to September 27, 2021. Reviewed by James Lowry, Queens College, City University of New York [PDF Full Text] Records manifest and manufacture power, project authority, and lay claim to evidentiality: a new exhibition at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum surfaces how constructed and … Continue reading Off the Record

LibWizard Tutorials Reviewed by Kayla Harris, Marian Library, University of Dayton [PDF Full Text] LibWizard is a multipurpose tool by SpringShare that includes four components: forms, surveys, quizzes, and tutorials/assessments. Although each of these features presents an opportunity to be used in primary source instruction, this review will focus specifically on the tutorials and the ways … Continue reading LibWizard Tutorials

Women and the Temperance Movement Primary Source Set Reviewed by John Henry Adams, University of Missouri Libraries [PDF Full Text] One of the challenges of primary source instruction is identifying a set of compelling and varied primary sources around a single theme. In this review, I will discuss the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) as a general resource for primary source … Continue reading Women and the Temperance Movement Primary Source Set

The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Collective Reviewed by Beth South, Indiana University East [PDF Full Text] The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Collective “is an online hub that brings together resources, professional development and support for those who teach with primary sources, including librarians, archivists, teachers, cultural heritage professionals, and anyone who has an interest in using primary sources in … Continue reading The Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) Collective

Zoom for Oral History Projects Reviewed by Lauren Kata, CA, New York University Abu Dhabi Library [PDF Full Text] Zoom Wordmark, from Many of us do not need headlines such as “Why Zoom Rose to the Top during the Coronavirus Pandemic,”[1] or “Zooming Ahead: The Explosive Growth of Zoom during the Pandemic,”[2] to understand the video conferencing software’s … Continue reading Zoom for Oral History Projects

Collective Responsibility Labor Advocacy Toolkit Reviewed by Erin Passehl-Stoddart, University of Oregon [PDF Full Text] One of the most pressing issues raised within libraries, archives, and museums (LAM) in the last few years is ethical labor practices for contingent workers, including term-limited, grant-funded, and unpaid positions. One website that weaves together materials that explore issues and outcomes on LAM’s … Continue reading Collective Responsibility Labor Advocacy Toolkit

Memory Lab Network Resources Reviewed by Annie Tummino, Tomasz Gubernat, and Jeanie Pai, Queens College, City University of New York [PDF Full Text] Launched by the DC Public Library (DCPL) in 2017, the Memory Lab Network (MLN) is a digital preservation program designed to establish do-it-yourself digitization stations in public libraries nationwide. Each year, the MLN selects seven … Continue reading Memory Lab Network Resources

The Magnus Archives Reviewed by Samantha Cross, Editor-at-Large [PDF Full Text] The Magnus Archives is a fictional podcast produced by Rusty Quill. In it Jonathan Sims, Head Archivist for the Magnus Institute, London, reads statements submitted to the archives by those who have experienced something supernatural. The recordings are part of Sims' initiative to bring order to … Continue reading The Magnus Archives