Personal Archiving – Preserving Our Digital Heritage is a new release addressing digital archiving that just may be the first of its kind. This multi-authored work offers robust explorations of the emerging field of personal digital archiving. Edited by Donald T. Hawkins, the contributors cover a range of innovative projects and practical topics. Some of those include archiving individual and family histories, social media and email applications, academic research projects. and Library of Congress initiatives. Hawkins and his contributors are passionate about personal archiving, and that is obvious in this must-read. Information Today brought this topic to our attention in their review of “Personal Archiving.”

“This thorough examination of the world of digital archiving is an excellent resource for anyone, personally or professionally, who is responsible for  preserving their personal and collective stories. It emphasizes the importance  of capturing and preserving our stories and the resulting complications,  particularly since the digital realm is so impermanent.” —Cherilyn P. Fiory, director, Upper  Dublin (PA) Public Library

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