Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies

Volume 2, Number 1, 2018 Endangered Knowledge Guest-edited by Samantha MacFarlane, Rachel Mattson and Bethany Nowviskie

Table of contents (24 articles)


  1. Introduction: Compiling ‘Endangered Knowledge’

Research Articles

  1. The Oral History of Photographs: Collaboration, Multi-Level Engagement, and Insights from the Adrian Paton Collection
  2. Regulation Requires Records: Access to Fracking Information in the Marcellus/Utica Shale Formations
  3. The Terezita Romo Papers: Capturing the Spirit of Collective Action in Archives
  4. This [Black] Woman’s Work: Exploring Archival Projects that Embrace the Identity of the Memory Worker
  5. ‘Print is Much Safer than MS’: The Fate of Folklore and Folk Song Collections in the Isle of Man
  6. Documenting State Violence: (Symbolic) Annihilation & Archives of Survival
  7. Analog Video in Moving Image Archives & Conservation: Infrastructures of Knowledge from Production to Preservation
  8. The Paradox of Police Data
  9. Preservation is Political: Enacting Contributive Justice and Decolonizing Transnational Archival Collaborations

Project Reports

  1. Indigitization
  2. Digitally Endangered Species: The BitList
  3. Mobile Archivists: Outreach on the Go!
  4. Digital Reformatting and Data Rescue with RADD and the PROUD and PRAVDA Kits
  5. Community Archiving Independent Media
  6. The Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse: Origins and Goals
  7. The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Empowering Discovery through Free Access to Biodiversity Knowledge
  8. The Digital Library of the Middle East and Implementing International Cultural Heritage Preservation Policy
  9. Endings: Concluding, Archiving, and Preserving Digital Projects for Long-Term Usability
  10. The Dark Mountain Project

Teaching Reflections

  1. Re-energizing VHS Collections, Expanding Knowledge: A Conversation about VHS Archives
  2. The Typewriter Under the Bed: Introducing Digital Humanities through Banned Books and Endangered Knowledge
  3. Teaching Data Literacy for Civic Engagement: Resources for Data Capture and Organization
  4. Engaging the Public with and Preserving the History of Texas’s First Public Historically Black University


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