The complete guide to personal digital archiving

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  • Creator edited by Brianna H. Marshall
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2018. ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xxii, 276 pages) : illustrations
  • ISBNs 9780838916827, 0838916821, 9780838916056, 0838916058, 9780838916834, 9780838916841
  • OCLC on1048608798


  • "Scholars and scrapbookers alike need your help with saving their most important digital content. But how do you translate your professional knowledge as a librarian or archivist into practical skills that novices can apply to their own projects? The Complete Guide to Personal Archiving will show you the way, helping you break down archival concepts and best practices into teachable solutions for your patrons' projects"--provided by publisher.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Part 1. Learning about personal digital archives best practices -- Archiving digital photographs / by Sarah Severson -- Archiving social media / by Melody Condron -- Archiving web content / by Cameron Cook -- Archiving audiovisual materials / by Yvonne Ng -- Assess, annotate, export : quick recipes for archiving your personal digital life / by Jamie Wittenberg and Celia Emmelhainz -- Part 2. Personal digital archives and public and community audiences -- The Washington, D.C., Public Library's Memory Lab : a case study / by Jaime Mears -- Digitizing memories and teaching digital literacy in Queens, NY / by Natalie Milbrodt and Maggie Schreiner -- Community-based digital archiving : the Plateau Peoples' Web portal at Washington State University / by Lotus Norton-Wisla and Michael Wynne -- Part 3. Personal digital archives and academic audiences -- Personal digital archives programming at liberal arts colleges / by Amy Bocko, Joanna DiPasquale, Rachel Appel, and Sarah Walden McGowan -- Supporting artists' personal archives / by Colin Post -- Personal digital archiving as a bridge to research data management / by Sara Mannheimer and Ryer Banta -- Part 4. Social and ethical implications of personal digital archives -- Avoiding the gambit for our personal archives / by Matt Schultz -- Digital photos, embedded metadata, and personal privacy / by Isaiah Beard -- Black folk magic : an autoethnography of digitally archiving Black millennialhood / by Camille Thomas -- Absent others : contemporary mourning and digital estates / by Angela Galvan
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