About this blogEngineering the Future of the Past shares information on what the MIT Institute Archives is doing about acquiring and managing born-digital and digitized collections.
Kari R. Smith, Digital Archivist [smithkr [at] mit.edu] is the primary Blog author.
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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
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
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