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Syllabi for Spring 2017 courses

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

I am happy to share by Spring 2017 course syllabi.  Enjoy! LIS 625 Management of Archives and Special Collections LIS 635 Archives Appraisal, Acquisition & Use LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives 2015 archives students working on processing a collection in LIS 625

Projects in Spring 2017 Archives Courses

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

I would like to share the upcoming course projects in my classes that I will be teaching this Spring: LIS 665-01 Projects in Digital Archives The course project will focus on creating an online exhibition around an oral history project called “Civil Rights in Brooklyn Oral History Collection,” in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library […]

Fall 2016 classes

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Happy Fall semester.  I wanted to share the course projects for this semester.  In LIS 668 Projects in Moving Image and Sound Archives, the project will involve digital reformatting and online exhibition of the public access TV program Dyke TV, in collaboration with the Lesbian Herstory Archives. Below you will find some information about the program written […]

Summer 2016 course project: born-digital archives

Friday, June 17th, 2016

In this summer’s session of born-digital archives, students have been working on a born-digital archives project, which includes working with records on obsolete media (5.25 diskettes, 3.5 floppies, Zip disks, Mini DV tapes, etc.) as well as inactive records on network storage which originate in a variety of antiquated file formats (e.g., WordPerfect, email in MS Outlook […]

Upcoming course projects (Fall and Summer 2016 semesters)

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Below you will find the upcoming course projects that we be undertaken by my students in the Fall 2016 and Summer 2016 classes: Fall 2016 – LIS 668-01 Projects in Moving Image and Sound Archives The course project in this class will involve digital reformatting and exhibiting to the public the public access program Dyke […]

New script: Archives Finder

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Recent initiatives in accessioning born-digital archives have focused on removable media, such as using forensic tools to image media (e.g., 1, 2, 3, 4).  However, there has been little discussion of the born-digital archiving needs of institutional archives.  In institutional settings, terabytes of records with permanent value often reside on large, unstructured network drives, often […]

Spring 2016 Courses

Monday, January 25th, 2016

This semester is off to a nice start. In LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives, students will be working to arrange, describe and digitize portions of a collection of architectural photography (with some landscape and craft photography) donated to the School by the estate of Bill Maris. You can checkout the finding aid created by […]

New book project: Moving Image and Sound Collections for Archivists

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

I am pleased to announce that I am working on a new book project titled Moving Image and Sound Collections for Archivists to be published by the press of the Society of American Archivists. Most archivists encounter and most archives contain some form of moving image and sound material.  These can include recordings of events […]

Fall 2015 Courses

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The Fall semester is just right around the corner and I thought I would share my upcoming course projects.  This semester’s LIS 668 Projects in Moving Image and Sound Archives we will be working on digitizing, curating, and making available a collection of video and sound recordings around the topic of Women, AIDS, and ActUP, […]

Digitizing Oral History

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Hello all.  I thought I would share a new research article that got published today in OCLC Systems & Services.  I have a pre-print available if you don’t have access to that journal. Digitizing oral history: can you hear the difference? ASBTRACT Purpose – The purpose of this study is to answer the questions: Can […]