my inaugural post may as well be a job: Digital Initiatives Projects Librarian https://careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A101736855/
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2. Documentation efforts must go beyond what can be collected without permission from the web and social media. Social media collected with the consent of content creators can form a part of richer documentation efforts that include the collection of oral histories, photographs, correspondence, and more. Simply telling the story of what happens in social media is not enough, but it can be a beginning.
1. Archivists must engage and work with the communities they wish to document on the web. Archives are often powerful institutions. Attention to the positionality of the archive vis-à-vis content creators, particularly in the case of protest, is a prime consideration that can guide efforts at preservation and access.
The Documenting the Now project (which I've been lucky to be a part of) published its ethics white paper today about archiving social media in times of protest.
The findings in short are:
Bruh! C’mon now! https://code4lib.social/media/9fOLFVa-V3b0YU1AhdI
Bring our children to Telework https://code4lib.social/media/Em1_HE5dFZtbetbQxKM
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