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Artefacts – Digital Archive Value and Knowing It

Sanket Somaiya shares his thoughts on the importance of archiving artefacts, on the lessons they teach us, and on the value we derive from them.

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A Collection Of LGBTQ History

Lyndsey D’arcangelo reports on a new online LGBTQ archive which “is the largest searchable digital archive of LGBTQ history [that] brings together 1.5 million pages of rare and unique content covering social, political, health and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world”.

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How Do You Choose What to Archive in Our Digital Age?

In this piece by Gina Fairley, not only is the link between archives and culture made explicit, but the role of digitisation in facilitating broader access to and wider engagement with shared heritage is highlighted. The following comments from a contributor to the piece appear to capture this well: “Archives are unsettling, and have within…

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