Tag Archives: Preservation

What the Digital Means for the Analogue

In a previous post, I wrote about a trip to the National Archives in Ireland and about some of the data I’d photographed there. And I certainly have had a lot to say about Digital preservation. One thing that the … Continue reading

Spreading the Data Around – An Annotated Bibliography

After I finished writing an earlier post about Jordan Mechner’s experience with his Prince of Persia source code, I started thinking about methods of keeping data safe and accessible in the humanities. While the issue faced by Mechner was one … Continue reading

The Durability of Data: When Good Drives Go Bad

One of the topics that came up in the very first session of our core class, the appropriately titled “Digital Humanities: Theory and Practice”, was the issue of preserving digital data.  It is an easy assumption that once a book … Continue reading