FEVER: Documenting the Human Sexual Experience

The Center for Sex and Culture Gallery is pleased to present FEVER: Documenting the Human Sexual Experience – a group photography exhibition of emerging and established national and local artists featuring the erotic and transgressive documentation of human sexuality. Participating artists include:  Aeric Meredith-Goujon,  Blair Conner,  Chas Ray Krider,  Cheyne Truitt,  Chip Willis,  Christopher Cooper…

Deacquisitions, deaccessioning or just good ol’ fashioned weeding

I am in the process of deaccessioning/weeding the CSC Library collection and preparing for our first library sale. I also work at the SFPL, where the practice of  deaccessioning is always a hot, and at times emotional,  issue to our patrons. People do not want to hear that we “dispose” of  books– but it is…

review/summary : Web archiving: ethical and legal issues affecting programmes in Australia and the Netherlands

In the article, featured in the August 2010 Australian Library Journal, Lachlan Glanville discusses the challenges two National Libraries– The National Library of Australia and Koninklijke Bibliotheek in the Netherlands– face in the development and continued operation of their web archiving programs.The article is a great example of how libraries around the world are choosing…

Preserving Cultural Memory through Blogs and Twitter

Abstract Digital archivists are responsible for preserving our history, in the era of Web 2.0 this not an easy undertaking. Focusing on weblogs (blogs), I will attempt to examine the archiving and preservation of these digitally born materials. Aspects inherent with the nature of a blogs can make their preservation problematic to those in the…