Kritika Agarwal | Oct 22, 2018Inside the movement to preserve objects and testimony from mass shootings and other public tragedies.
The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing
Trudy Harrington Becker | Oct 15, 2018Online transcription projects are a dime a dozen. But deciphering one soldier’s undigitized letters proved magical to these freshmen.
A Way Forward
Kritika Agarwal | Oct 1, 2018Native communities and archivists welcome the acceptance of professional guidelines for sensitive holdings in non-tribal institutions.
Audio for the Ages
Zoë Jackson | Oct 1, 2018The scholars behind PodcastRE work feverishly to make sure audio preservation is done right.
Storming through Research
Aura S. Jirau | Jul 19, 2018Hurricane María left no part of Puerto Rico untouched. How did it impact historians?
Making Historians in the Archive
Christina Copland | May 14, 2018Archival research, which often requires visiting depositories around the globe, plays a major role in shaping our identity as historians....
Archiving the Final Frontier
Zoë Jackson | May 1, 2018Research in space history is often hampered by large gaps in the archives.
Research Clutter: A New App Helps Create Order out of Disorder
Zoë Jackson | Apr 1, 2018What is the opposite of entropy, a trend toward disorder and chaos? Tropy, as Stephen Robertson, a c...
Seth Denbo | Mar 9, 2018In January of this year, more than 100 University of Chicago faculty, including over 20 members of t...