UCARE: Undergraduate Creative Activities & Research Experiences

 

Date of this Version

Spring 4-7-2020

Document Type

Poster

Citation

UCARE Symposium Presentation Poster, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Spring 2020.

Comments

Copyright 2020 Mackenzie Burch

Abstract

• Current legal gray area for digital collections: An exception for public libraries and archives as educational tools exists for copyright infringement, but digital archives are not currently protected by this exception unless they can prove that the content is transformative.

• Benefits of archiving scholarship together: Grouping like scholarship together regardless of genre or authorship allows for unique cross-purpose or interdisciplinary connections to be drawn from the collection.

• Humanists of today must devote time and resources to the educational tools and platforms of tomorrow: Without the successful building and completion of means to ensure digital archives can be maintained throughout the future, all work will be done in vain.

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