Bias, Perception, and Archival Praxis

Bias, Perception, and Archival Praxis
Elvia Arroyo-Ramirez is Processing Archivist for Latin American Collections at Princeton University Library. Elvia holds an MLIS with a concentration in Archives, Preservation, and Records Management from the University of Pittsburgh. She has presented widely on digital archives and diversity and is co-author with Rose L. Chou, Jenna Friedman, Simone Fujita, and Cynthia Mari Orozco ...

Human Rights and Archival Practice: Equality, Inclusion, Accountability

Human Rights and Archival Practice: Equality, Inclusion, Accountability
Yvonne Ng is Senior Archivist at WITNESS, an organization that “trains and supports activists and citizens around the world to use video safely, ethically, and effectively to expose human rights abuse and fight for human rights change.”¬†Yvonne currently serves on the Advisory Board of Documenting the Now, and previously worked as a Research Fellow for ...

POST: Respect Des Bits: Archival Theory Encounters Digital Objects and Media

In his latest post for The Signal, Trevor Owens explores digital objects through the lens of archival theory, such as respect des fonds, or the archival imperative to maintain original order. He explains: While the representations of digital objects often appear non-linear it is critical to not be seduced by the flickering and transitory view of ...