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.
- fellow update: archives roadshow II 2016-05-25
- reading notes: diversity, inclusion, social justice 2016-04-25
Category Archives: Tools
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
A new initiative at the MIT Libraries that the Institute Archives is a partner in with Curation and Preservation Services is the Digital Sustainability Lab. The DS Lab is a physical space in which hardware, software, and workflows are investigated … Continue reading