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Post-Irma Disaster Preparedness and Recovery — Thoughts and Resources

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Looking for information on recovery of valuable cultural or personal materials such as videos, photographs, or LPs? Jump to Disaster Recovery Resources for Collections below.     In […]

Data Is A Simple Machine

Friday, January 10th, 2014

This post is a (I hope) friendly argument response to (or perhaps more a restatement of position regarding) Megan McShea’s response to a prior blog of mine posted on archivesnext.com regarding the use and effectiveness of EAD. I love what Megan wrote, but as the Al Chet prayer of Yom Kippur denotes,

A Distended Note on the Vagaries of Access and Preservation

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Personally I wouldn’t really want to rely on that scratched up copy of The Gods Must Be Crazy IV: Crazy in Hong Kong or a variable quality, cut-up YouTube version of Teen Witch as the sole formats to maintain my cultural heritage.