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First look: Kodak Alaris’ foolproof iPad app easily turns digital photos into analog prints

Although more of us are taking and storing photos with our smartphones and tablets then uploading them online to social media websites, Kodak Alaris’ …

Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive

At one year old, DPLA makes some big partnerships and looks back on its growth.<p>Today marks the Digital Public Library of America's one-year …

WordPress for beginners – Training Digital

WordPress has become *the* content management system of choice around the world, powering a large proportion of popular websites. It’s free, open …

Editors’ Choice: Museums in Times of Social and Technological Change

At the end of the first season of Downton Abbey in a scene that is exemplary of the series’ greatness, the Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie …

Welcome to the Global Family Research Project | Global Family Research Project

You have been redirected...<p><i>The Harvard Family Research Project separated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education to become the Global Family</i> …

Genealogy

Digital Special Collections

Ten digital lessons (or 'the things I learnt at my first Museums and the Web') • V&A Blog

As the old conference quip goes, it’s often easier to meet up with your peers half way round the globe than in your hometown. Museums and the Web …

IGOR | Building better digital exhibits

Interested? Worried? You don’t have to Do It Yourself!<p><b>IGOR is very easy to learn and use but if you’d like some help we offer a range of production</b> …

Emerging Technology

Digital Learning at Museums and the Web, Baltimore

Early in April I attended the 18th annual Museums and the Web conference in Baltimore. A wide range of museum staff from all over the world both …

GLAM and the Free World

<b>Paper</b> <br>Cory Doctorow, UK<p><b>Museums and the Web remarks</b><p>There’s a little apocryphal story about that may perhaps speak to you as museum-folk, and it goes …

Library exhibit uses novel technology

A new exhibit this month at the Yale Law School Library showcases the bindings of books, rather than their pages.<p>“Reflections on Bindings: Using New …

Understanding the Distributed Museum: Mapping the Spaces of Museology in Contemporary Culture

1. From place to space<p>In their formative stage, the identities and functions of museums were strongly connected to their physical place. Museums of …

Museums

Preserving today's digital record for future generations

Think, for just a moment, of the many ways we capture moments of our lives and share them with everyone.<p>Snap a photo on your smartphone and in …

Combining The Nation's Digitized Libraries, All In One Place

<i>Part of a series,</i> Keys To The Whole World: American Public Libraries<p>Buried in the archives of America's public and academic libraries are historical treasures — old papers, photos and records — that flesh out a detailed picture of our past.<p>Many libraries are trying to make it easier to find that …

The Spirit of the Archivist and Its Relevance for Content Curators

Your new post is loading...<p>Your new post is loading...<p>Scooped by Robin Good<p>Scoop.it!<p>A truly <b>inspiring</b> class project by @JoyceValenza.<p>Robin Good's …

The head of the Guardian's library on… how to access the paper's archive material

Hardly a day goes by without the Guardian's library receiving calls from readers seeking help with their research. Requests range from those simply trying to get hold of a back issue, to family historians tracing articles about long-lost relatives, through to students checking the date of a Steve …

Dead Sea Scrolls Go Digital With Online Archive At The Tip Of Your Finger

The Dead Sea scrolls will now be accessible for public viewing, and you don't even need to leave your home to see them.<p>Orchestrated under the Israel Antiques Authority (IAA) with support from Google, the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library is a free, online archive comprised of thousands of …

Digital Museum / Claudiu Ionescu

“Inspired by Constantin Brancusi’s „miracle” sculpture, the building rises naturally from the ground through golden spirals (the fibonacci spirals) …

Architecture

Brewster's trillions: Internet Archive strives to keep web history alive

In an era of information overload and ephemera, where an online sensation may last all of five minutes, word is spreading that the internet has a memory, and its name is not Google.<p>Even more surprising, it has a physical address: 300 Funston Avenue, Richmond, San Francisco. It is a sleepy, …

The readers' editor on... changing or deleting content in the digital archive

There are now nearly 2m articles in the Guardian's digital archive. On average, the Guardian's readers' editor receives at least two requests a week to delete one of them. This may not seem many but each is passionately argued, rarely casual. And the numbers are growing.<p>Successive readers' editors …

Canterbury Cathedral's new digital archive goes on display

A selection of beautiful manuscripts that have lain quietly in Canterbury Cathedral for hundreds of years are being brought to life in a new digital archive that enables readers to interact with the materials without damaging the centuries-old books.<p>They include a parchment from a 12th-century …

Appeal for war stories to create biggest ever digital history archive

The Imperial War Museum is to use the centenary of the first world war to launch an international appeal for private letters, diaries and photographs held by the families of those who served, with the aim of putting eight million personal stories online by the end of 2018.<p>The museum's aim is to …

Digital archives: making museum collections available to everyone

As the signs outside our building will tell you, the Imperial War Museum London is currently closed until July 2013 while we undertake the first phase of work to transform the museum and create new first world war galleries for next year. But though our doors may be physically shut, access to our …