L-95. Born-Digital Materials in Special Collections - Advance Reading List
Advance Reading List
Please note that participants are required to bring a laptop with them to class. In addition, please read the following before coming to Charlottesville.
AIMS Work Group. AIMS Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship (January 2012).
Blanchette, Jean-François. “A Material History of Bits.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 62:6 (June 2011): 1042–1057.
Cushing, Amber. “’It’s Stuff that Speaks to Me: Exploring the Characteristics of Digital Possessions.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology 64:8 (August 2013): 1723–1734.
Galey, Alan. “The Enkindling Reciter: E-Books in the Bibliographical Imagination.” Book History 15 (2012): 210–247.
Kirschenbaum, Matthew. “Operating Systems of the Mind: Bibliography After Word Processing (The Example of Updike).” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 108:4 (December 2014): 381–412.
Kirschenbaum, Matthew and Sarah Werner. “Digital Scholarship and Digital Studies: The State of the Discipline.” Book History 17 (2014): 406–458.
MacNeil, Heather and Bonnie Mak. “Constructions of Authenticity.” Library Trends 56:1 (Summer 2007): 26–52.
Redwine, Gabriela, et. al. “Born Digital: Guidance for Donors, Dealers, and Archival Repositories.” CLIR Pub 159. Washington, D.C.: CLIR, 2013.
Reside, Doug. “File Not Found: Rarity in an Age of Digital Plenty.” RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 15:1 (2014): 68–74.
Rothenberg, Jeff. “Renewing The Erl King.” Millennium Film Journal (Fall 2006): 21–51.
Trace, Ciaran B. “Beyond the Magic to the Mechanism: Computers, Materiality, and What It Means for Records to Be “Born Digital.”Archivaria 72 (Fall 2011): 5–27.
Cunningham, Adrian. “Ghosts in the Machine: Towards a Principles-Based Approach to Making and Keeping Digital Personal Records.” In I, Digital: Personal Collections in the Digital Era, edited by Christopher A. Lee, 78–89. SAA, 2011.
Garfinkel, Simson and David Cox. “Finding and Archiving the Internet Footprint” (2009).
Hedstrom, Margaret L., Christopher A. Lee, Judith S. Olson, and Clifford A. Lampe. “‘The Old Version Flickers More': Digital Preservation from the User’s Perspective.” American Archivist 69:1 (2006): 159–187.
John, Jeremy L. “The Future of Saving Our Past.” Nature 459 (2009): 775–776.
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. “Hamlet.doc: Literature in a Digital Age.” Chronicle of Higher Education (17 August 17 2007).
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G. “The .txtual Condition: Digital Humanities, Born-Digital Archives, and the Future Library.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 7:1 (2013).
Kraus, Kari and Rachel Donoghue. “‘Do You Want to Save Your Progress?': The Role of Professional and Player Communities in Preserving Virtual Worlds.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 6:2 (2012).
Lowood, Henry. “The Hard Work of Software History.” RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 2:2 (Fall 2001): 141–61.
Lowood, Henry. “Memento Mundi: Are Virtual Worlds History?” iPres, 2009.
Monnens, Devin, et al. Before It’s Too Late: A Digital Game Preservation White Paper. Game Preservation Special Interest Group, International Game Developers Association, 2009.
Walker, Rob. “Cyberspace When You’re Dead.” New York Times (5 January 2011).