Questions: Why don’t archives digitize everything? What’s involved in digitization? What tools are available to assist with digitization?
- Rick Prelinger, “Archives and Access in the 21st Century.” Cinema Journal, vol. 46, no. 3, Spring 2007.
- “Why Don’t Archivists Digitize Everything?” Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archive. 31 May 2017.
Optional: Mark Briggs, “Chapter 4: Going Mobile.” Journalism Next.
Skills Workshop: Using ScannerPro; OCR conversion and correction (GoogleDrive)
Blog Post: See the Course Blog or Slack for this week’s prompt; due before class today (3/7). Comment on at least two of your peers’ posts by Sunday 3/11.