“It’s All Material, Honey”: Archives as Source of Creative Inspiration in Hacks

https://www.hbomax.com/series/urn:hbo:series:GYIBToQrPdotpNQEAAAEa Reviewed by Elizabeth Kobert, The Frick Collection [PDF Full Text] Hacks, a comedy-drama series released on HBO Max in May 2021, tells the story of two comedians who are forced to work together. Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a has-been stand-up comic modeled on Joan Rivers, needs to update her act to avoid losing her … Continue reading “It’s All Material, Honey”: Archives as Source of Creative Inspiration in Hacks

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

https://www.springshare.com/libwizard/ 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

dp.la/primary-source-sets/women-and-the-temperance-movement 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

https://tpscollective.org/ 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

Collective Responsibility Labor Advocacy Toolkit

https://toolkit.dobetterlabor.com/ 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