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In Italy Now We Have the First LGBTQ Audiovisual Archive

Filippo Brunamonti | Posted 07.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Filippo Brunamonti

How can a boy who's gay, and is fighting for the right to be gay, remain in a country where the whole concept "LGBTQ" doesn't exist? Where, if a boy loves another boy, or if a girl kisses another girl, the only place for them is a B-list comedy?

Why Archiving Your Video Is More Important Than You Think

Witness | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact

In today's digital environment, it is easier than ever to capture video, building a large collection quickly. However, just as quickly the files can be lost, corrupted, or rendered unusable.

Qatar Educators Integrate Media Literacy into Curricula

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.23.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

This is a summary of a chapter by the author in "Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue" edited by Ulla Carlsson and Sherri Hope Cu...

The Legacy of the Digital Generation: Part II

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 07.04.2012 | College
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

This is an exciting time to work in libraries -- technology affords us the opportunity to make accessible materials that have for years been kept in dark rooms in protective boxes.

The Guggenheim Launches An Entirely New Venture

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

The Guggenheim is now taking a stab at digital publishing with the launch of eBooks and an expanded online publication store. According to the mus...

Online Archive Reveals Recorded Voices Of Noted Poets

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 10.20.2011 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

Poetry is, at its heart and in its origins, an oral medium. To read a poet's work is one thing. To hear a poet read their work is something else altogether.

Salman Rushdie's Archive: How To Preserve Digital Files?

The New York Times | PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among the archival material from Salman Rushdie currently on display at Emory University in Atlanta are inked book covers, handwritten journals and fo...