Recent Submissions

  • From the Editor 

    Miles, Randall (2014-11)
    [Excerpt] Well, this new venture of ours has made it to Issue no.3: our one-year anniversary. Overall I have been pleased, both with the work submitted by our authors and by the response from our readers. With this issue ...
  • XQuery for Archivists: Understanding EAD Finding Aids as Data 

    Wiedeman, Gregory (2014-11)
    [Excerpt] XQuery is a simple, yet powerful, scripting language designed to enable users without formal programming training to extract, transform, and manipulate XML data. Moreover, the language is an accepted standard and ...
  • Strategies for Implementing a Mass Digitization Program 

    Moore, Erik (2014-11)
    [Excerpt] In 2007, OCLC published the report Shifting Gears: Gearing Up to Get Into the Flow to bring to the forefront a much needed conversation about digitization of archival collections, and access to the rich content ...
  • Doc to PDF and HTML 

    Willey, Eric (2014-11)
    [Excerpt] Max J. Evans notes the paradox the digital age presents to archivists: the explosion of information and budget cuts means increasing backlogs and less time to gain detailed subject knowledge of collections, while ...
  • Processing Unidirectional E-Mail Memos for Preservation and Access 

    Schmidt, Lisa M. (2014-11)
    [Excerpt] As with most institutions, Michigan State University now communicates official university business through e-mail messages rather than traditional paper memos. The university’s IT Services department periodically ...
  • Moving Digital Images 

    Sweetser, Michelle (2014-11)
    For over six years the Marquette University Archives managed patron-driven scanning requests using a desktop version of Extensis Portfolio while building thematically-based digital collections online using CONTENTdm. The ...


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