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A Work in Progress: Improving Labor Practices in Digital Libraries
Labor sustains cultural heritage and yet it is undervalued across libraries, archives, and museums (LAM). LAMs furthermore normalize contingency through practices like using short-term funding to create short-term positions ...
Can I Say?: The Punk Oral History Project at SCPA
This presentation discusses an oral history project undertaken by archivist John Davis at Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA) at the University of Maryland. Since 2017, Davis has interviewed more than thirty ...
Consciously Editing SCUA’s Finding Aids
The phrase “conscious editing” was first used by archivists at UNC-Chapel Hill to describe their work “to re-envision our descriptive practice so that whiteness is no longer the presumed default, language in our description ...