New Issue: Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

reposted from the A&A listserv:

The Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies is pleased to announce publication of Volume 2, Issue 5:

Quidditch, Zombies, and the Cheese Club: A Case Study in Archiving Web Presence of Student Groups at New York University” by Aleksandr Gelfand.

Student organizations are a unique feature of university life whose records merit preservation. Since the mid-to-late 1990s, these records have been increasingly transitioning from analog format to a digital, web-based platform; a pattern that has only picked-up in the 2000s. This paper looks at a case study of the New York University Archives and its attempt to archive student organizations using the Archive-It service.

Download a copy of this open access article at the JCAS site.

The JCAS is a peer-reviewed, online, open access journal sponsored by the Yale University Library and New England Archivists (NEA). Follow the JCAS on Twitter and Facebook!

Lily Cristina Troia
Dean’s Fellow for Digital Media Outreach
MLIS Candidate ’16
Simmons School of Library and Information Science

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