MARA Blog https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog Students in the MARA program and those interested in archives and preservation, electronic records management, information ... en ARMA InfoCon: The Download https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> My Experience as a First Time Attendee </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong>&nbsp;November 12, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Have you ever felt like your brain is stuffed with so much information that it might explode? That’s how my first time at ARMA InfoCon felt. InfoCon 2019 was held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 21-23. Registrants were able to attend workshops, lectures, and vendor booths while discovering new & best practices, experimenting with technology and gaining valuable experience. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/arma-infocon-download#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5940 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu It’s National Archives Month! https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>October 14, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> October is American&nbsp;Archives Month! This month is all about raising awareness for the archiving profession and remembering why archives are important to our society and history. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/its-national-archives-month#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:07:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5914 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu #SpotlightSeries: Internship Experience https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-internship-experience <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From the perspective of MARA student, Samuel Henley </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> October 1, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Internships are an excellent way to enhance your resume and gain experience. Many programs, including SJSU’s Master of Archives and Records Administration (MARA), require an internship to graduate. Read through to learn more about one MARA student’s journey navigating multiple internships.&nbsp; </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-internship-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/spotlightseries-internship-experience#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Internships Community Profiles: MARA Mon, 30 Sep 2019 12:31:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5883 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu High School Students Aiding in Centuries Old Archives https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/high-school-students-aiding-centuries-old-archives <p> <strong>Published:&nbsp;</strong>September 16, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Deep within the Vatican is a highly secretive archive containing centuries of documents, decrees and correspondence. The archival collection has remained largely untouched and public access shut off. However, in a massive attempt at increasing accessibility, high school students are aiding artificial intelligence in digitizing these collections. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/high-school-students-aiding-centuries-old-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/high-school-students-aiding-centuries-old-archives#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:09:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5857 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Smithsonian Acquires Art Dealer’s Archives https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/smithsonian-acquires-art-dealers-archives <p> <strong>Published:</strong> August 26, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Art dealer Andrea Rosen is donating her gallery papers to the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art (AAA). With over 250 linear feet of documents, the archives contain quite a bit of history that will now be safeguarded by the AAA. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/smithsonian-acquires-art-dealers-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/smithsonian-acquires-art-dealers-archives#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Mon, 26 Aug 2019 20:36:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5827 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu An Upgrade for the Wilcox Archives https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upgrade-wilcox-archives <p> <strong>Published</strong>: August 19, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Thanks to a $300,000 grant, archives at the William Way Community Center in Philadelphia, PA are finally getting the treatment they deserve. In this collection are thousands of various items detailing the history of LGBTQ+ life. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upgrade-wilcox-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/upgrade-wilcox-archives#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:51:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5813 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Back to School https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/back-school <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tips for Online Classes </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> August 12, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> The fall semester is quickly approaching. If you’re anything like me, it’s challenging to get back into the swing of school. Read on for my top tips to a successful semester! Don’t forget—classes start August 21st! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/back-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/back-school#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General Blogs MARA Blog Home: Spotlight Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:22:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5803 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu JSTOR Helps Expose History https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jstor-helps-expose-history <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How a New Database is Preserving History by Making Full Interviews Available for Viewing </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> August 8, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> JSTOR, commonly used by the academic community, is a database storing academic papers and primary sources. They have recently introduced a new prototype database, Interview Archive, which posts full length, uncut interviews from some of the world’s most influential people. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jstor-helps-expose-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/jstor-helps-expose-history#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Mon, 05 Aug 2019 13:48:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5795 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Photo Archive Sold to the Highest Bidder https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/photo-archive-sold-highest-bidder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Where a 4 Million Item Archive Collection Will End Up </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Published:</strong> July 29, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/photo-archive-sold-highest-bidder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/photo-archive-sold-highest-bidder#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:53:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5792 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Get to Know Your MARA Student Assistant https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/get-know-your-mara-student-assistant <p> <strong>Published:</strong> July 19, 2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> Hi everyone! My name is McKenna Wulker; I usually go by Kenna, and I’m MARA’s current student assistant. Right now, I’m half way through my MARA program and intend to graduate in December of 2020. It’s coming up quick! </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/get-know-your-mara-student-assistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/get-know-your-mara-student-assistant#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog: MARA Profiles MARA Blog Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:59:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5773 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu National Treasure at the National Archives? https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/national-treasure-national-archives <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;July 12,&nbsp;2019 by Kenna Wulker </p> <p> We’ve all seen it: Nicholas Cage slyly stealing the Declaration of Independence to find hidden treasure map clues while in a twisted Robin Hood-type act, protecting the Declaration from falling into the hands of the rebel treasure hunters. While National Treasure presents a dramatic and over-exaggerated representation of a theft of great proportions, thefts similar can and have occurred, even with some of America’s most precious and prized documents. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/national-treasure-national-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/national-treasure-national-archives#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 +0000 McKenna Wulker 5761 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Google’s Coldest Storage Service https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/googles-coldest-storage-service <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>July 26, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> Among a flurry of storage-related announcements at this year’s Google Cloud Next conference is what Google calls “ice cold storage.” </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/googles-coldest-storage-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/googles-coldest-storage-service#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:54:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5677 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Australia National Archives is at Risk https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/australia-national-archives-risk <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>July 19, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> Nearly 200,000 hours of recordings containing Australia’s memory are at risk under a looming six-year deadline to save the National Archives’ vulnerable files, its director-general says. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/australia-national-archives-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/australia-national-archives-risk#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:48:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5676 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Around the Web: Myspace and the Internet Archive https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-myspace-and-internet-archive <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>July 12, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> What happens when Myspace lost millions of audio files for users? Was it right for users to think that Myspace would keeper their files like a digital archive? </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-myspace-and-internet-archive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-myspace-and-internet-archive#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:45:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5675 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Fourth of July in the National Archives https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/fourth-july-national-archives <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>July 3, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> The National Archives celebrates the 242nd anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence with special events in Washington, DC, and at Presidential Libraries nationwide. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/fourth-july-national-archives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/fourth-july-national-archives#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:41:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5674 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Archives Awareness: Charlie Chaplin Archive https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-charlie-chaplin-archive <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>June 28, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> If you are a fan of Charlie Chaplin and the silent film era, there is a fascinating online site for both serious researches or regular fans of the film master’s work. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-charlie-chaplin-archive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-charlie-chaplin-archive#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:39:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5673 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Around the Web: Preservation Standards for the Digital Age https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-preservation-standards-digital-age <p> <strong>Published</strong>:<strong>&nbsp;</strong>June 21, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> The expansion of standards in a digital era — and the need for interoperability between them — was the topic of a NAB 2019 Birds of a Feather discussion including representatives from five different groups involved with creating and redefining relevant standards: ASC, ETC, MESA, MovieLabs and CineCert. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-preservation-standards-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-preservation-standards-digital-age#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:37:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5672 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Around the Web: Cybersecurity and Malware https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-cybersecurity-and-malware <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;June 14, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> Researchers in Israel say they have developed a malware to draw attention to serious security weaknesses in critical medical imaging equipment used for diagnosing conditions and the networks that transmit those images — vulnerabilities that could have potentially life-altering consequences if unaddressed. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-cybersecurity-and-malware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/around-web-cybersecurity-and-malware#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: Around the Web MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:35:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5671 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Disc-Free Gaming is a nightmare https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/disc-free-gaming-nightmare <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;June 7, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> On May 7th, Microsoft is launching the new Xbox One S, which boasts “Disc-free gaming,” a feature that has already raised issues about ownership and access for players. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/disc-free-gaming-nightmare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/disc-free-gaming-nightmare#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:30:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5670 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu Archives Awareness: Learning Game Initiative Research Archive https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-learning-game-initiative-research-archive <p> <strong>Published</strong>:&nbsp;May 31, 2019 by Katie Kuryla </p> <p> The Learning Games Initiative was designed around the concept of “preservation through use” and makes the constantly expanding collection of computer games, systems, peripherals, memorabilia, scholarship, and a plethora of other game-related materials&nbsp;accessible to researchers all over the world and of all ages. </p><p><a href="https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-learning-game-initiative-research-archive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://ischool.sjsu.edu/mara-blog/archives-awareness-learning-game-initiative-research-archive#comments MARA Blog MARA Blog: General MARA Blog Thu, 09 May 2019 16:27:00 +0000 Katherine Kuryla 5669 at https://ischool.sjsu.edu