Webinar: Orientation to DataLumos - ICPSR's archive to preserve valuable government data

Webinar Feb 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST.

ICPSR has established an open-access archive, DataLumos, where the public can archive valuable government data resources, ensuring their long-term availability.

ICPSR, a center within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, has joined widespread efforts to preserve valuable US government data that may be hard to find or inaccessible in the future.

Creating Damage Maps for Complex Projects

The essential first step that every conservator takes when beginning a project is documentation. This essential step is where we record every piece of information that can be gleaned about its creation, history, and current physical state. As conservators it is essential that we understand everything that went into making the object and how its use as a physical object has caused damage before we move forward with treating it.

"Building With Service": The Audiovisual Productions of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company

UCLA Library Preservation, with support from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, is digitizing the audiovisual materials and photographs in the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records. In 1925, when William J. Nickerson, Jr., George A. Beavers, Jr., and Norman O.

In Remembrance of Martha Graham’s “American Document” 1938

blog post by Genie Guerard

As described by Graham in an interview at the time, “This dance is supposed to bring back to its full meaning what has largely become meaningless in America through familiarity. I refer to such a word as democracy that reminds us of rights we have but may not avail ourselves of. As the line goes in the script of the dance, 'We forget too much.'"

Image of Martha Graham's American Document