Tag Archive: finding aids

Nov 08

Georeferencing digital collections

Just as I like to think of what’s needed for long-term preservation up-front when I plan to digitize a collection, so, too, I’ve been thinking, should I consider geo-referencing the items of some collections. Would love to develop a guide for planning and doing collection georeferencing. Questions we might discuss: 1. What kinds of collections …

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Nov 01

Collaboration in the archives / archiving blogs

I have two separate lines of thought that I will explore briefly here.  They both emerge from thinking about blogs and social media in the archives, but go in very different directions. When I was blogging about archival processing for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania as a project archivist, I began to see the real …

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