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


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


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

Grizzly Labs: Genius Scan and Genius Scan+

Originally posted on 2014-03-18 http://www.thegrizzlylabs.com/ Accessed 12 February 2014. Reviewed by Maristella Feustle, Music Special Collections Librarian, University of North Texas [PDF Full Text] Genius Scan is an app for capturing and sharing images and documents. It is available for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, with a free version and a premium version, “Genius Scan … Continue reading Grizzly Labs: Genius Scan and Genius Scan+

Viewshare: Interfaces to Our Heritage

Originally posted on 2013-08-27 Reviewed by Suzanne Maggard, University of Cincinnati [PDF Full Text] Viewshare is a free, open source application developed and maintained by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress (NDIIPP). The purpose of Viewshare is to enable users to enhance their digital collections by creating “unique,” … Continue reading Viewshare: Interfaces to Our Heritage


Originally published 2013-05-15 http://omeka.org Accessed 8 May 2013. Reviewed by Elizabeth Pepper [PDF Full Text] Omeka is an open-source publishing platform that can be used by archivists to create and manage digital collections. It is funded by various private foundations, allowing free use of the platform, however, there are fairly sophisticated system requirements for the … Continue reading Omeka