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Category Archives: Born-Digital and Electronic Records
Another new collection at University Archives arrived recently! The V-Day collection from the V-Day Carolina student group contains digital and physical material from 2006 to 2014 related to performances of the Vagina Monologues at UNC in English and Spanish. V-Day … Continue reading
We are happy to announce a new collection of Carolina Performing Arts materials at University Archives. These digital and physical items are from the 2013-2014 season and are the beginning of an exciting collection that includes photos and video along … Continue reading
This week we say goodbye to our dear friend and colleague Meg Tuomala, who departs University Archives for a new opportunity. Tuomala, a UNC alum, has served Wilson Library in several capacities–first as a graduate assistant in Special Collections Technical … Continue reading
There have been two recent conferences in our area recently, and another is coming soon. The annual Librarians’ Association of UNC (LAUNC-CH) conference took place Monday, March 10th at the Friday Center. If you missed out on the conference, you … Continue reading
We started archiving websites in January 2013 through Archive-It, and now there is a finding aid for our harvested websites. Our web archives are constantly growing, and we are working on expanding our archiving to YouTube and social media. We … Continue reading
Last week, Electronic Records Archivist Meg Tuomala participated in a virtual discussion about the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) Capstone Email Initiative, which gives guidance on a new way for federal agencies to manage email records. The discussion was … Continue reading
The UNC Libraries started a web archiving project in January 2013 (read more about that here), but the Internet Archive has been saving websites for much, much longer. In fact, they have saved over 366 BILLION web pages since 1996, … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, we posted about UARMS’ web archiving program and the work we’re doing to collect and preserve University websites. As archivists, we see websites as important documents that are a fundamental part of today’s culture. Many websites … Continue reading