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Centralized Digital Accessioning at Yale University

By Alice Prael As digital storage technology progresses, many archivists are left with boxes of obsolete storage media, such as floppy disks and ZIP disks. These physical storage media plague archives that struggle to find the time and technology to access and rescue the content trapped in the metal and plastic. The Digital Accessioning Service…

Community Owned digital Preservation Tool Registry (COPTR)

COPTR describes tools useful for long term digital preservation and acts primarily as a finding and evaluation tool to help practitioners find the tools they need to preserve digital data. COPTR is collating the knowledge of the digital preservation community on preservation tools in one place. Instead of organisations competing against each other with their…

yEd Graph Editor

yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. Our automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button. yEd is freely available and runs on all major platforms: Windows, Unix/Linux,…

rOpenSci packages

This is a complete list of all available rOpenSci packages. Packages are grouped by ones that acquire data, full-text of journal articles, altmetrics, data publication, focus on scalable and reproducibile computing, data visualization, data tools, image processing, taxonomy, HTTP tools, data analysis or geospatial work. http://ropensci.org/packages/

Connecting the Dots: Using EAC-CPF to Reunite Samuel Johnson and His Circle

Connecting the Dots: Using EAC-CPF to Reunite Samuel Johnson and His Circle Created by Enrique A. Diaz, last modified by Susan C. Pyzynski A project to demonstrate the benefits of using Encoded Archival Context – Corporate bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) to describe creators of manuscript collections and encode meaningful semantic links between those creators…

Rubenstein Library Processing Manual

For student employees, interns, and new processors who will be processing personal papers and corporate/organizational records in the Rubenstein Library’s Technical Services Dept. By Meghan Lyon A library processing manual in zine format. https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5NFn3rudrDgTk9HXzdUZHNMaUk All files (pdf, booklet, text only) available at: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5NFn3rudrDgTk9HXzdUZHNMaUk

Born Digital @ Yale: Digital Accessioning Service

In January 2015 the Born Digital Working Group was formed to determine how the different libraries and museums can pool resources and expertise to find a path forward for born-digital archival materials. One of the priority goals of the BDWG is to establish a centralized Digital Accessioning Service for Yale special collections to capture files in a…