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.
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
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
Originally posted 2013-04-01 http://ourdigitalworld.org Accessed 18 March 2013 Reviewed by Elizabeth Pepper [PDF Full Text] Our Digital World (ODW) is a not-for-profit organization, based in Ontario, Canada. It provides support for libraries, universities and other organizations that maintain digital content for the public. The ODW website contains numerous links to helpful websites that supply information … Continue reading Our Digital World
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
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
http://mappingouranzacs.naa.gov.au/ Accessed 29 November 2012. Reviewed by Alexandra Orchard, Wayne State University [PDF Full Text] An online archival exhibit that incorporates the three notions set forth in the plenary address given by John Voss during the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists is Mapping Our Anzacs (MOA), created by Australia’s National Archives … Continue reading Mapping Our Anzacs
Originally posted on 2011-01-02 dPlan™ is available for free at http://www.dplan.org. Reviewed by © Gregor Trinkaus-Randall, Preservation Specialist, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners [PDF Full Text] The concept for an online institutional disaster planning tool emerged from a meeting of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) Preservation Advisory Committee in 2000. The MBLC, established … Continue reading dPlan™: The Online Disaster Planning Tool