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Monthly Archives: March 2012

New York through fiction

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the miracle of digital archives

I would say that the Sept. 11 Digital Archive is a perfect example of effective crowdsourcing. It’s fascinating to see how many people were engaged in it and how rich and succinct their narratives are. I could also see that … Continue reading

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9/11 Digital Archive

The difference between a single physical site of memory and the digital one is the quantity of stories and artifacts that can be gathered, retained and shared.  The physical museum obviously has its limitations in space and resources but in … Continue reading

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Citizen archivists

I find the pairing of these two projects useful in that they represent both ends of the spectrum of digital archives; “What’s on the Menu” is a digitized collection, and the September 11 Digital Archive is comprised primarily of born … Continue reading

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Fifty Years From Now…

This week both the September 11 Digital Archive and the NYPL What’s on the Menu? project had me thinking like a librarian–about collection and preservation. Stephen Brier and Joshua Brown write in their description of the creation of the September … Continue reading

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9/11 Digital Archives

After reading the two articles for this week and taking a look at the archives website I have a lot to say. First though I want to make a note that I have a very different perspective on the events … Continue reading

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