Oestreicher, Cheryl, ed. “Provenance XXXI, Issue 1, Special Issue on Advocacy,” Provenance, Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists: Vol. 31: Iss. 1.

Originally posted on 2014-03-03 http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/provenance/vol31/iss1/ Reviewed by Kathy Marquis [PDF Full Text] Sometimes the best choice between solutions A and B is actually solution C. The trick is finding C—and letting go of A and B. A special issue of Provenance, dedicated to the advocacy efforts surrounding the near de-funding of the Georgia Archives, demonstrates … Continue reading Oestreicher, Cheryl, ed. “Provenance XXXI, Issue 1, Special Issue on Advocacy,” Provenance, Journal of the Society of Georgia Archivists: Vol. 31: Iss. 1.

Gallica: Digital Library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Originally posted 2013-08-01 http://gallica.bnf.fr/?lang=EN Accessed 21 May 2013. Reviewed by Timothy R. Borbely, Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] This review goes beyond U.S. borders and focuses on Gallica, the digital library for the Bibliothèque nationale in Paris, France, which debuted on-line in 1997. The digital library’s mission is to preserve French heritage and to … Continue reading Gallica: Digital Library of the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Hurricane Sandy: Record, Remember, Rebuild

Originally posted on 2013-07-11 http://www.historypin.com/sandy Accessed 02 June 2013 Reviewed by Alexandra Orchard, Service Employees International Archivist (SEIU), Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] Since the 2012 Society of American Archivists annual meeting, Reviews Portal pieces have engaged with and used three notions from Jon Voss’ plenary speech to evaluate archival resources and tools. Highlighting … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy: Record, Remember, Rebuild

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

Grateful Dead Archive Online

Originally posted 2013-03-01 http://www.gdao.org Accessed 31 December 2012. Reviewed by Lori Birrell, University of Rochester [PDF Full Text] Community building and scholarly rigor are the core strengths of the Grateful Dead Archive Online (GDAO), created by the University of California Santa Cruz. GDAO characterizes itself as a socially constructed network that combines a physical archival … Continue reading Grateful Dead Archive Online

DIY History

Originally posted: 2013-02-15 Reviewed by Eric Wiley [PDF Full Text] The DIY History project at University of Iowa[i] may be evaluated against the intellectual framework proposed in John Voss’ plenary address[ii] at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists. Voss' framework consists of asking how the resource tells the story between documents … Continue reading DIY History

Content, Context, and Capacity: A Collaborative Large-Scale Digitization Project on the Long Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina

Date posted: 2013-02-01 http://www2.trln.org/ccc/ Accessed 23 January, 2013. Reviewed by Alexandra A. A. Orchard, SEIU Archivist, Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] Large-scale digitization motivates the Triangle Research Libraries Networks’ (TRLN) Content, Context, and Capacity (CCC) project. The project’s home page expresses two goals. First, CCC … Continue reading Content, Context, and Capacity: A Collaborative Large-Scale Digitization Project on the Long Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina