SOUND OF THE ARCHIVES (THE PODCAST!) SLIS/SOIS Research Forum April 27, 2012
THE BEGINNINGo In the library from the start!o Began with the classic NPR shows This American Life Radiolab And most importantly, Planet Money something archivistso Something I could do too. could do. Stuff You Missed in History History of the World in 100 Objects Class Titanic Letters The Moth The Memory Palace 99% Invisible
MISSION & VISION Mission Produce a forum for discussion about theory and practice in the archival profession from the perspective of archival students and young professionals. Vision Accessible and fun, exuberant and thoughtful! Share knowledge and experience of practitioners, the insights and inspirations of students, and the perspectives and ideas of archives users to foster a greater understanding of how archives function within society.
1 ST PODCAST: TERM PAPERSo Thought about the ideao Heard classmates’ term paperso The first episode was born! o Marketing o LibSyn o Learning curve o Audacity
2ND PODCAST: ST. PATRICK’S DAYo Two new members!o Irish themed collections: McGowan Family Papers Administrative Records of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Guinness Company Archive The 1916 Rising: Personalities and Perspectives General Election 2011 Web Archive/Web Crawlo Archival themes: Informational vs Evidential Value Born Digital Collections Documentation and identity
F UTURE P LANSo Projects o Keep Clinton Oral Momentum Histories Going! TLAM o Explore Take it to the Funding HistoryPin Streets Sources Halloween Summer Episode Kickstarter Episodes Fundraising Facebook & UW Support Twitter
B ENEFITS AND THE B IGGER P ICTUREo Advocacy & Outreach Accessibility Relevanceo Networking & Collaboration Universities (SOIS!) Cultural Heritage Institutions (WHS) Non-Traditional Repositories (CCHS)o Professional Development Become Active Alternative to Publishing
T HANK YOU!If you have any suggestions or comments, please send them our way!Contact: http://soundofthearchives.wordpress.com http://facebook.com/soundofthearchives Twitter: @sota_podcast email@example.com Well see you in the archives!