Recent Submissions

  • From the Editor 

    Miles, Randall (2015-12)
    [Excerpt] Digital. Digital. Digital. We have the pleasure of presenting another issue of Practical Technology for Archives that is full of great information on dealing with our digital content.
  • Creating a Large-Scale Digital Exhibit on a Small-Scale Budget 

    Wolfe, Erin (2015-12)
    [Excerpt] On July 26, 2015, the United States celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), one of the most significant civil rights laws of the 20th century and the result of decades ...
  • “Swipe Aid”: Using Swipebox to Create a Side-Swipeable Image Gallery for Finding Aids 

    O'Dell, Allison Jai (2015-12)
    [Excerpt] The Swipe Aid Project provides another technical solution for the integration of digitized content with a finding aid, specifically aimed at mobile environments. This solution uses a free, open-source JavaScript ...
  • Creating Three-Sixty Objects for Marist Archives Using Open Source JQuery Reel 

    Singh, Monish (2015-12)
    [Excerpt] In this article I will look into some of the recent 3D digitization projects and highlight numerous technological and financial challenges that would be familiar to many small and medium sized archives. I will ...
  • “Exploring” CollectiveAccess at the American Alpine Club Library 

    Surles, Elizabeth (2015-12)
    [Excerpt] Archivists face a bewildering array of technologies designed to help administer and provide access to archival collections. From free, open-source software such as ArchivesSpace to proprietary software such as ...


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