Photogrammar

http://photogrammar.yale.edu Reviewed by Anna-Sophia Zingarelli-Sweet, Cataloging and Metadata Specialist, The California State University, Northridge [PDF Full Text] Photogrammar is an innovative online project that allows users to explore approximately 170,000 photographs created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) between 1935 and 1945, now housed at the Library of Congress. … Continue reading Photogrammar

Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS)

Originally posted on 2016-02-16 http://www.oralhistoryonline.org Reviewed by Erin Lawrimore, University of North Carolina at Greensboro [PDF Full Text] In 2014, the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries made its Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) system available to the public. This open source, web-based system "provides users with word-level … Continue reading Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS)

ArchivesSpace

Originally posted on 2015-06-10 Reviewed by Chad Conrady, CA Archivist at the Minnesota Military Museum [PDF Full Text] When I was hired as the Minnesota Military Museum’s first professional archivist, I needed to provide better access to records as they were processed. The museum became an ArchivesSpace member in November 2013, and I started using … Continue reading ArchivesSpace

Evernote

Originally posted on 2015-03-20 https://evernote.com/ Reviewed by Eira Tansey, University of Cincinnati [PDF Full Text] Evernote is an application intended to help people capture ideas and organize them for a wide variety of uses. Evernote’s website describes the program as helping people “write, collect, find, and present” their work,[1] and is one of the most … Continue reading Evernote

Archivematica

Originally posted on 2015-03-02 http://www.archivematica.org, Accessed December 14, 2014 Reviewed by Brad Houston, CA, University Records Archivist, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee [PDF Full Text] As the importance of long-term preservation of born-digital and digitized records grows, so too does the need for systems to manage those records in a standardized fashion. Archivematica, an OAIS-compliant, open source … Continue reading Archivematica

Archive-It

Originally posted on 2014-09-18 http://www.archive-it.org Reviewed by Jillian M. Slater, Librarian/Archivist, University of Dayton Libraries [PDF Full Text] Launched by the Internet Archive in 2006, Archive-It is a subscription-based web archiving service that allows organizations to collect and preserve their digital content. According to the Learn More page on their website, Archive-It currently serves over … Continue reading Archive-It