Author Archives: Kari R. Smith

About Kari R. Smith

Kari is Digital Archivist at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Libraries. She is also a senior instructor and project manager of the Digital Preservation Management Workshops series.

Presenting Digital Archives and Preservation Tools and Systems!

In an effort to inform my colleagues and keep myself up to date about the tools and systems we are using or assessing for our digital archives collections I have been giving open presentations to MIT LIbraries staff. The first … Continue reading

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Resources for archiving your personal digital data

Today I had the pleasure of contributing to the Radio Boston program, hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti¬†and with Bina Venkataraman as her guest. For information about how to preserve your digital data follow-up with these resources: Personal Archiving at the Library … Continue reading

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Providing Reference to Disk Images

This month I received a reference request that involved a digital collection we acquired some months back. ¬†It’s not an unusual type of reference question but I thought I’d blog about it as a use case for digital archives. The … Continue reading

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