Discussion Leaders: Burkett and Catalano
- Rosenzweig, Roy, “Scarity or Abundance? Preserving the Past in a Digital Era,” American Historical Review, June 2003.
- Cohen, Daniel J., “The Future of Preserving the Past,” CRM: The Journal of Heritage Stewardship, Summer 2005.
- Kenneth M. Price, “Edition, Project, Database, Archive, Thematic Research Collection: What is in a Name?” Digital Humanities Quarterly 3:3 (2009).
- Trevor Owens, “What Do You Mean by Archive? Genres of Usage for Digital Preservers,” The Signal: Digital Preservation, (February 27, 2014).
- Kate Theimer, “The Problem with the Scholar as ‘Archivist,’ or is there a Problem,” with comments, ArchivesNext
- Kate Theimer, “Archives in Context and as Context,” Journal of Digital Humanities, June 26, 2012.
- Sheila A Brennan and T. Mills Kelly, “Why Collecting History Online Is Web 1.5,” Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, March 2009.
- JISC Digital Media, “infokit: Metadata”
- Karen Coyle, “Metadata and Copyright | Peer to Peer Review,” Library Journal, February 28, 2013.
- Sam Brenner, “How Re-Opening the Museum Enhanced Our Online Collection: New Views, New API Methods,” Cooper Hewitt Labs.
- Seb Chan, “The API at the Center of the Museum,” Cooper Hewitt Labs.
- “App Library,” Digital Public Library of America.
- “ProgrammableWeb: Museums (API Repository),” ProgrammableWeb.
- Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa’s Collection Data
- Explore Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa collections data (an example of an institution that has made all of their metadata for their collections available to the public so that digital humanists can build new things with their information): https://github.com/te-papa/collectiondata
- Explore these born digital archives:
- Gather 15 primary sources related to your digital history project (high resolution digital images, sound files, or videos)
- Consider ways of organizing the material (http://omeka.org/codex/Site_Planning_Tips)
- Create at least 15 items, described with full metadata (remember to make them public)
- Write a blog post reflecting on the process of creating a digital collection. How does your collection compare to the born digital archives? How has this experience changed your reading of the articles that discuss “archives”?