Preservica

https://preservica.com/ Interview by Rose Buchanan and Stephanie Luke, SAA Reviews Editors [PDF Full Text] Digital archivists and their institutions have a challenging mandate: to preserve and provide access to digitized and born-digital content now and in the future. What software should archivists trust to support this critical work? We asked two digital archivists—Paige Monlux of … Continue reading Preservica

Engaging History Majors in Intensive Archival Research: Assessing Scaffolded Curricula for Teaching Undergraduates Primary Source Literacy Skills

By Claire Strom and Rachel Walton. Society of American Archivists, Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources, 2020. Case No. 16. https://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/TWPSCase_16_Engaging_History_Majors.pdf Reviewed by Sebastian Modrow, Syracuse University [PDF Full Text] The use of primary sources is a historian’s “bread and butter,” and it is often an archivist or special collections librarian who serves as … Continue reading Engaging History Majors in Intensive Archival Research: Assessing Scaffolded Curricula for Teaching Undergraduates Primary Source Literacy Skills

Teaching with Primary Sources Remotely

By Kaitlin Springmier. Society of American Archivists, Case Studies on Teaching with Primary Sources, 2020. Case No. 15. https://www2.archivists.org/sites/all/files/TWPSCase_15_Teaching_With_Primary_Sources_Remotely.pdf Reviewed by Ruth Xing, Syracuse University [PDF Full Text] Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought a spotlight to digital instruction within postsecondary institutions. For many in-classroom educators, digital pedagogy began as an … Continue reading Teaching with Primary Sources Remotely