September 17, 2021

Mellon Foundation Awards Penn St. University Librarian $143,000 to Study Personal Scholarly Archiving

From PSU Live: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant of $143,000 to Penn State to investigate how faculty create and manage personal information collections. Led by Associate Librarian Ellysa Stern Cahoy and Associate Professor of Science Education Scott McDonald, the 15-month ethnographic study will examine in detail how faculty save, share, cite […]

National Science Foundation Helps Fund scrible, A New Web Annotation Tool/Personal Web Cache + Video Demo

scrible (pronounced scribble) launched about a week ago and you can learn more (free to register and use) here. The company has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. From Venture Beat: The company lets users do three things: Save articles and pages so they’re available if the original goes offline; richly annotate […]

"The Shiny New Evernote Web: Redesigned Interface, Expanded Note Sharing Options and More"

From an the Evernote “Noteworthy” Blog: Over the past several months, we’ve released major updates to our four most popular versions: Windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android. Today, we’re excited to unveil the fifth newly redesigned member of the Evernote family, Evernote Web. [Clip] The most obvious change you’ll notice in Evernote Web is the entirely […]

Now Available: Video Presentations from the Personal Digital Archiving 2011 Conference

The conference took place at the Internet Archive at the end of February. You can review a list of speakers and presentation titles here. Direct links to the videos here. INFOdocket also has links to several presentations (slides and other materials) from several sessions: Day 1 ||| Day 2 Each of these posts include text […]

Videos from the Library of Congress: Archiving Digital Audio and Photos

Direct to Web Page and Video (via YouTube) On May 10, 2010, the Library of Congress held Personal Archiving Day in conjunction with the American Library Association’s annual Preservation Week. The Library invited members of the public to visit and learn about how to preserve their personal information in both digital and non-digital form. Library […]

Conference Reports (Session by Session) From the Personal Digital Archiving Confernce 2011

Two weeks ago the Personal Digital Archiving 2011 Conference took place in San Francisco at the Internet Archive Don Hawkins from the The Conference Circuit has done a superb job writing up reviews of what was each speaker discussed during their presentation. The session reviews begin near the bottom of this page (they’re listed in […]

Slides, Notes, and Tweets From Day Two of the 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference

The 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference at the Internet Archive in San Francisco concluded on Friday. You can find the complete conference schedule here. + Tweets from the conference are using the hashtag #pda2011. + Session Notes by Diana Wakimoto (via The Waki Librarian) Thanks Diana! Awesome job! Hat Tips & Thanks: Bill Lefurgy and […]

Slides, Notes, and Tweets From Day One of the 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference

The 2011 Personal Digital Archiving Conference began on Thursday at the Internet Archive in San Francisco. You can find the complete conference schedule here. + Tweets from the conference are using the hashtag #pda2011. + Session Notes by Diana Wakimoto (via The Waki Librarian) Hat Tips & Thanks: Bill Lefurgy and Scott Rosenberg More reports, […]