Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture (PDT&C)
Editor-in-Chief: Gibbons, Leisa / Gracy, Karen F.
CiteScore 2017: 0.02
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.106
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.015
Digital V-Mail and the 21st Century Soldier: Preliminary Findings from the Virtual Footlocker Project
Changes in technology challenge the preservation of personal military communication and documentary records. The Virtual Footlocker Project addresses this issue through the development of an open-source, cross-platform system or application for capturing and preserving the personal communication and documentary record of the modern soldier. This article discusses the preliminary findings of the project’s survey of veterans’ and active-duty personnel’s use of communication and documentary methods.