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Professional Development Time Project: Audiorecorder

One of the incredible things about my NDSR residency is that it requires me to spend 20% of my time working on professional development. This allows me to devote quite a bit of time to learning skills and working on … Continue reading

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Save the Data!

On Saturday, February 25th, I met an archivist friend for lunch and then we went to our first DataRescue session, hosted by the University of Minnesota. The event went from Friday afternoon to Saturday evening. I was going to go … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond the Allegory of the Lone Digital Archivist (& my day of Windows scripting at KBOO)

The “lone arranger” was a term I learned in my library sciences degree program and I accepted it. I visualized hard-working, problem-solving solo archivists in small staff-situations challenged with organizing, preserving, and providing access to the growing volumes of historically … Continue reading

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting Digital Preservation Plan

I have completed my NDSR AAPB residency at Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB)! While most of my cohort will continue chugging along for another few months, I sadly have to finish up a bit early. But, I’m leaving for an exciting … Continue reading

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AAPB NDSR March Webinars

We have two resident-hosted webinars coming up in March: Through the Trapdoor: Metadata & Disambiguation in Fanfiction, a case study (Kate McManus) Thursday, March 9th 3:00 PM EST Within the last twenty years, fanfiction writing has transfigured from disparate communities … Continue reading

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Advocating for Archives in a Production Environment

One of the new experiences I’ve had here at LPB, among the many new experiences that have accompanied moving to Baton Rouge, Louisiana (I have way more opinions about gumbo now), has been working for an archive in a production … Continue reading

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Professional Development Funds Report

One of the unexpected bonuses of this residency is the professional development fund that’s earmarked for each of us. Considering the entire residency is calibrated for professional development, this extra cushion is really nice. I’ve used it to renew my … Continue reading

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