Smithsonian Transcription Center Review

https://transcription.si.edu/ Reviewed by Katherine Herrick, University of Missouri [PDF Full Text] Preserving archives has always been a battle against time. The delicate cursive penmanship found in historical collections of letters and the ink-stamped correspondences punched out on typewriters inevitably fade. It can take years for archivists to collect, appraise, arrange, describe, and digitize these documents, … Continue reading Smithsonian Transcription Center Review

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

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