L-95. Born-Digital Materials in Special Collections - Advance Reading List
Advance Reading List
Textbook (please read in its entirety before the start of the course)
Owens, Trevor. The Theory and Craft of Digital Preservation. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
In addition, please read the following before coming to Charlottesville:
Bailey, Jefferson. “Disrespect des Fonds: Rethinking Arrangement and Description in Born-Digital Archives.” Archive Journal (June 2013).
Blanchette, Jean-François. “A Material History of Bits.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 62:6 (June 2011): 1042–1057.
Galey, Alan. “The Enkindling Reciter: E-Books in the Bibliographical Imagination.” Book History 15 (2012): 210–247.
Jules, Bergis, Ed Summers, and Dr. Vernon Mitchell, Jr. Ethical Considerations for Archiving Social Media Content Generated by Contemporary Social Movements (white paper, April 2018). Documenting The Now Project.
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.
Finally, please note that participants are required to bring a laptop (not just a tablet) with them to class. You should have the permissions and authority to install some small software utilities on it.