How Museums Tidy Up
Deaccessioning old works can be a complicated and fraught process. But even museums have to spring-clean now and then.
Browser Tab Clutter Is The New Hoarding
How having a million browser tabs open is akin to hoarding...and a couple ways you can clean up this particular kind of digital clutter.
The Dead Sea Scrolls: Still Unscrolling
The Dead Sea Scrolls, discovered some 70 years ago after 2000 years in the desert, have had a controversial and conflicted life.
Should Archivists Document Collective Memory?
Collective memory can be a useful addition to the documentation of history.
Visual Literacy in the Age of Open Content
We need a visual literacy to help us negotiate new ways of seeing, but also new ways of accessing, manipulating, and reusing visual content.
Carter G. Woodson, The Father of Black History Month
The origins of Black History Month date back to 1926, when a historian named Carter G. Woodson spearheaded “Negro History Week.”
Adventures in Historical Research
Megan Kate Nelson, a historian of Civil War and the American Southwest, is behind the (Un)Catalogued Column for JSTOR Daily.