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Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C)

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Public Library: A Place for the Digital Community Archive

Andrea Copeland
Published Online: 2015-03-13 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pdtc-2015-0004

Abstract

This article explores the possibility that public libraries can be repositories for digital community archives. The overarching goal is to establish a case for public libraries’ developing digital community archives that are participatory and which emphasize born-digital items rather than digitized physical items. This discussion follows my own research and experience in this area to include personal information management, social media and the personal archive, and the accidental community archive, and demonstrates that public libraries can focus on communities’ current events and people rather than solely on those from the past.

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Published Online: 2015-03-13

Published in Print: 2015-03-01


Citation Information: Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, ISSN (Online) 2195-2965, ISSN (Print) 2195-2957, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/pdtc-2015-0004.

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