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Open Folklore receives the 2011 Outstanding Collaboration Citation from Association of Library Collections and Technical Services

It’s been a while since I posted.  I’ve really been meaning to put up Part Two of the Future of Digital Preservation post , but I’ve been busy with so many other things.  I am also working on a post … Continue reading

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Social Networks and Archival Context Project

I’ve been meaning to share this for a while… Daniel Pitti of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities recently reposted an announcement on the EAD email list about a new collaborative project called the Social Networks and Archival … Continue reading

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5 suggestions for the Open Folklore project

The American Folklore Society (AFS) and the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries have embarked on an exciting new project called Open Folklore. According to the project website, the vision is to create an online portal that will “make a greater number and variety of useful resources, both published and unpublished, available for the field of folklore studies and the communities with which folklore scholars partner.” The project partners “intend for Open Folklore to be a multi-faceted project that combines digitization and digital preservation of data, publications, educational materials, and scholarship in folklore; promotes open access to these materials; and provides an online search tool to enhance discoverability of relevant, reliable resources for folklore studies.” Continue reading

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