For some reason, hubris, scholarly ambition or possibly madness, I’ve begun an extremely slow and careful reading of Archive Fever by Derrida. Often times postmodern issues, this work in particular, crop up in classes, research and impolite conversation, and I felt that it was needed to really give it a careful reading and test my […]
This was a good article on dealing with creating trust in a digital repository program. Some of it focused on certification, à la TRAC, but the real meat in this one is how it deals with the obtaining trust from constituencies. One interesting point is that according to the author there are barriers built into our current […]
I’m going through a big article to-read backlog this whole week, so get use to all these. This was one from out of left field about how to approach researching student populations, specifically with the idea of how use what’s learned to guide all sorts of academic policy making decisions. A good introductory article to […]
I really like the indicators of success for an IR project as laid out by this project. Only one, relationship to digitization centers, isn’t always applicable to all IR programs.
Apparently there are two versions of the video of Flannery O’Connor with you backwards walking chicken. The Pathe News Reel company created two versions of this news reel. One entitled “Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse” appeared to be for the american market. This video is available without sound in the Flannery O’Connor Collection in the […]