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post describing tools for digital archives work

Explaining Digital Forensics for Collecting Institutions

As a Charter Member of the BitCurator Consortium, the MIT Libraries in involved in outreach and education about how digital forensics can be used for understanding digital material and making it accessible.  As a collecting repository, the Institute Archives and … 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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