The theme for today’s articles? Grab it now.

This comes up frequently among my college and university archivist friends: those crazy kids today do everything online. No paper records to eventually find their way to archives. So if you want to get documentation on student activities, you better find a way to grab their online products now, before they disappear. Some archivists I know (and love) aren’t bothering to do this, and that bothers me. Here’s a case study of how NYU is doing it. (Note: I haven’t read it yet.)

Quidditch, Zombies and the Cheese Club: A Case Study in Archiving Web Presence of Student Groups at New York University by Aleksandr Gelfand

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The theme for today’s articles? Grab it now.

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