Sorry about "Yet Another Vulnerability Patch" hiccup. We are now running 2.5.2 https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases/tag/v2.5.2
Sorry about that hiccup. Needed to update our instance to 2.5.1 which fixes a vulnerability problem. https://github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/releases
Starting to worry about how many pages are going to end up like this. JS-free fallbacks aren't just about people who turn JS off in their browsers!
my inaugural post may as well be a job: Digital Initiatives Projects Librarian https://careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A101736855/
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4. When possible, archivists should apply traditional archival practices such as appraisal, collection development, and donor relations to social media and web materials. It is hard work adapting these concepts to the collection of social media content, but they matter now, more than ever.
3. Archivists should follow social media platforms’ terms of service only where they are congruent with the values of the communities they are attempting to document. What is legal is not always ethical, and what is ethical is not always legal. Context, agency and (again) positionality matter.
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:
code4lib.social is a GLAM-themed Mastodon Instance.