Spanning Our Field Boundaries: Mindfully Managing LAM Collaborations

https://educopia.org/sites/educopia.org/files/publications/Spanning_Our_Field_Boundaries.pdf Reviewed by Rose Sliger Krause, Assistant Professor and Metadata Librarian, Eastern Washington University [PDF Full Text] Spanning Our Field Boundaries: Mindfully Managing LAM Collaborations is one deliverable of the IMLS-funded “Mapping the Landscapes” project, overseen by the Educopia Institute on behalf of the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries and Museums, a non-profit … Continue reading Spanning Our Field Boundaries: Mindfully Managing LAM Collaborations

Digitizing Orphan Works: Legal Strategies to Reduce Risks for Open Access to Copyrighted Orphan Works

https://dash.harvard.edu/handle/1/27840430 Reviewed by Chloé Pascual, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian, California State University, Long Beach [PDF Full Text] The Orphan-Works Project at Harvard Library is a “project to identify no-risk or low-risk strategies for digitizing orphan works for open access, under US copyright law, giving special attention to strategies that do not depend on fair … Continue reading Digitizing Orphan Works: Legal Strategies to Reduce Risks for Open Access to Copyrighted Orphan Works

The Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video

https://archiving.witness.org/archive-guide/ Reviewed by Jimi Jones, doctoral candidate and instructor at the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [PDF Full Text] The Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video is a free, downloadable guide developed by WITNESS, a nonprofit human rights organization located in New York City. The guide serves the organization’s mission to help “activists … Continue reading The Activists’ Guide to Archiving Video

EADiva.com

Originally posted on 2016-01-16 http://eadiva.com/ Reviewed by Alexis A. Antracoli, Assistant University Archivist for Technical Services, Princeton University, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library [PDF Full Text] The EADiva.com website is an online Encoded Archival Description (EAD) resource created and maintained by Ruth Kitchin Tillman, Metadata Librarian at NASA Goddard (Cadence Group). Tillman created the site when … Continue reading EADiva.com

Digitalpreservation.gov

Originally posted on 2014-05-19 Reviewed by Lauren Goodley, Archivist, Southwestern Writers Collection, Wittliff Collections, Texas State University  [PDF Full Text] The “Digital Preservation” website at digitalpreservation.gov is the public face of the Library of Congress’s (LOC) various digital preservation programs. These programs include the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA), Digital Preservation Outreach and Education (DPOE), … Continue reading Digitalpreservation.gov

Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States

Originally posted on 2013-05-01 http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/docs/copyrightterm.pdf Accessed 10 March 2013. Reviewed by David M. Brown, Ed.D., MLIS(c), MCHES; MLIS Student Wayne State University; Assistant Professor of Public Health Jackson State University [PDF Full Text] In the ever-changing world of copyright and public domain, the Cornell University Copyright Information Center provides a resource to assist scholars, researchers … Continue reading Copyright Term and the Public Domain in the United States