Preserving the queer in Brighton “archive”

Webb, Sharon (2019) Preserving the queer in Brighton “archive”. In: LGBTQ Oral History Project Sharing, 29 Oct. 2019, London Metropolitan Archives. (Accepted)

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Abstract

This paper gives a brief overview of digital preservation problems in relation to community archives. It considers the importance of metadata to safe-guarding the future use, and re-use of oral history interviews and describes methods used to archive the Queer in Brighton oral history collection. Methods include co-creation of metadata with community members, and digitisation and cataloging with students.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: oral history, digital preservation, digital history, archives, community archives, queer history
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > History
Research Centres and Groups: Sussex Humanities Lab
Depositing User: Sharon Webb
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2019 13:07
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 13:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/88342
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