The Digital Tools of an ALSC Virtual Committee

Hello! Manuela Aronofsky and Tina Bartholoma here. We’re the current co-chairs of the ALSC Children and Technology Committee. The ALSC C&T Committee is a virtual committee, so to stay connected and with members across time zones collaborations, we have adopted a handful of favorite digital tools. Today we will share what they are and how … Read more

What You Would Think of as Noise: On Matthew G. Kirschenbaum’s “Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Literary Heritage”

JULY 1, 2022 IN A 1979 “electronic lecture,” later published as the frequently cited essay “History of the Voice,” Barbadian poet-critic Kamau Brathwaite laid out his theory of what he called “nation language.” In outlining the term, he tells his audience/readers: Now I’d like to describe for you some of the characteristics of our nation … Read more

Sharing Inuit Voices Across Time: Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska’s Web and Digital Archive

Guest post by: Inuit Circumpolar Council Alaska This post is part of a series written by members of Internet Archive’s Community Webs program. Community Webs advances the capacity for community-focused memory organizations to build web and digital archives documenting local histories and underrepresented voices. For more information, visit communitywebs.archive-it.org/ Can you describe your community and … Read more