So You Want to Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

Managing physical and digital files, metadata-gathering, and enabling complex internal or public searches of cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets are issues faced by many organizations: large, small, funded, volunteer... At Openflows, I build digital catalogs and archives regularly and want to share some of those specific strategies we use…

Digital Catalog, Data Migration, Schema & Architecture Analysis: WLCC Research Lab

From 2014-2015, I worked with researchers and digital conservationists at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University to create a digital collection management system for the archeological research on The Hunley. Using CollectiveAccess as our destination, we imported over 90,000 records from MicrosoftAccess, cleaning the data and mapping it…