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How Digitizing Family Photos Helped Three Generations of Photographers Preserve a Remarkable Legacy

Jesse Michener | Posted 03.01.2016 | Parents
Jesse Michener

He reaches up and gently pulls a tuft of his hair to show me how easily it falls out. It's grey now, his hair. It wasn't last April, when we met at th...

In Italy Now We Have the First LGBTQ Audiovisual Archive

Filippo Brunamonti | Posted 07.10.2016 | Queer 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...