The Future Promise of the Archive

This post looks at the future of the archive and the tensions that have arisen from the emergence of digital tools and methods in archival work. The idea is to position the Practicum project within a wider framework of changing archival structures and practices. This is the third in a series of blog posts about […]

Review of a digital tool

Institutional Repository Many digital tools are cross-disciplinary and can be successfully used in different ways by different research communities.  The Institutional Repository (IR) is one such tool.  This review outlines the main features of an IR and examines its usefulness for historical research in particular.  The aim is to assess the impact of an IR […]