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ERIC Number: EJ967709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2748
Moving the Archivist Closer to the Creator: Implementing Integrated Archival Policies for Born Digital Photography at Colleges and Universities
Keough, Brian; Wolfe, Mark
Journal of Archival Organization, v10 n1 p69-83 2012
This article discusses integrated approaches to the management and preservation of born digital photography. It examines the changing practices among photographers, and the needed relationships between the photographers using digital technology and the archivists responsible for acquiring their born digital images. Special consideration is given to technical issues surrounding preservation and access of image formats. It explores how integrated policies can enhance the success of managing born digital photographs in an academic setting and illustrates the benefits and challenges to acquisition, description, and dissemination of born digital photographs. It advocates for the archivist's active involvement in the photographer's image management practices to improve the acquisition and preservation of images. (Contains 39 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York