Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran

Originally posted on 2015-07-09 http://www.qajarwomen.org, accessed February 16, 2015. Reviewed by Sean McConnell, Archivist, Rosenberg Library [PDF Full Text] Digitization gives archivists the opportunity to showcase rare and oftentimes overlooked collections and provides researchers access at the click of a button. Such unprecedented access is proving to be a boon for historians, students, and those … Continue reading Women’s Worlds in Qajar Iran

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

Bexar Archives Online

Originally posted on 2015-04-20 http://www.cah.utexas.edu/projects/bexar/index.php, Accessed October 24, 2014. Reviewed by Rosemary K. J. Davis, Samuel French Collection Processing Archivist Archives and Special Collections, Frost Library, Amherst College [PDF Full Text] The Bexar Archives Online is a digital archive that collects historical documents pertaining to the Spanish and Mexican cultures existing in Texas from 1717–1805. … Continue reading Bexar Archives Online

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

Teacharchives.org

Originally posted on 2014-08-07 http://www.teacharchives.org Reviewed by Abigail Nye, Reference and Instruction Archivist, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee [PDF Full Text] TeachArchives.org is a digital resource for educators and information professionals. Created by the Brooklyn Historical Society, the website is the product of Students and Faculty in the Archives (SAFA), a three-year project at Brooklyn Historical Society which … Continue reading Teacharchives.org