The Pennsylvania Digital Cultural Heritage Collaborative will meet on Tuesday, 24 August 2021, from 2-4pm. Christopher Raab (Franklin & Marshall) and Ben Goldman (Penn State) will present on Inclusive Archives. Please see the PA DCHC mailing list for the agenda and Zoom details.
The Pennsylvania Digital Cultural Heritage Collaborative met virtually on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, 2-4pm. Zoom connection details were shared on the PA DCHC mailing list. Isabella O’Neill (Bucknell University) and Nathan Tallman (Penn State University) presented, Digital Preservation: Strategy, Systems, and Sustainability. Please see the mailing list for a link to the notes.
The Pennsylvania Digital Cultural Heritage Collaborative met virtually on Monday, June 8, 2020, 10am-12pm. (We had to postpone the in-person event planned at Penn State University Libraries’ Conservation Centre until 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions.)
Brandy Karl (Copyright Officer) and Beth Rea (Digital Production Supervisor) from Penn State University presented on creating and training a team for rights statements review using the PA Digital Rights Statement Selection Tool.
Meeting notes and a recording have been shared on the PA DCHC mailing list.
The next PA Digital Cultural Heritage Collaborative meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Franklin & Marshall College’s Martin Library beginning at 9:30 am. After member updates, our discussion will focus on the implementation of ArchivesSpace and other collection management systems. A tour of F&M College Archives and Special Collections will follow. We will plan to have lunch at the nearby Iron Hill Brewery at 1 pm. Meeting notes will be shared on the mailing list.
The PA Digital Cultural Heritage Collaborative met on July 10, 2019 at the Hershey Community Archives. After a fascinating tour of the Archives, members gave updates before and after lunch. See the mailing list for meeting notes.
“Piece Of Town’s Past Saved For All Time”
Editorial, Lancaster New Era, 20 September 2008
SECTION: A; Pg. 11; LENGTH: 416 words
“Clarion On Call; New Holland’s Stories Are Told In Old Newspapers Now Online”
Stephanie Weaver, Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, 11 August 2008
SECTION: B; Pg. 1; LENGTH: 705 words
“Read Columbia’s Spy from comfort of your own computer chair”
Jack Brubaker, Lancaster New Era, 17 March 2006
SECTION: A; Pg. 10; LENGTH: 632 words
Digital News You Can Use: Observations on Digitizing Historic Newspapers
Readex Report Online Newsletter, Vol. 1 No.1 (Spring 2006)
One of the biggest challenges to digitizing archival and special collections material is to prioritize your projects. Budget pressures aside, there are the standard considerations of historical subject matter, material format, current preservation needs, technical limitations and institutional priorities. After directing several digital projects, I’ve realized that one guiding principle has always helped me to decide.Christopher Raab, Digital News You Can Use