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.

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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Engaging with Digital Archives Open Source Communities

In addition to the work we are doing here at the MIT Libraries, we are also engaged with the global community of archivist and preservation folks developing open source tools for digital archives, digital forensics, and digital preservation.  Here are … Continue reading

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Jessica Venlet – Library Fellow for Digital Archives

In October we welcomed Jessica Venlet to the Institute Archives as our two-year Library Fellow for Digital Archives [see prior post].  Since joining us, she has been learning about the MIT Libraries by meeting with staff from across the departments, … Continue reading

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