Sustainability of our Cultural Heritage:
Preserving and Making Accessible Society’s Digital Records
Throughout October, the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries will celebrate their fifth annual “Archives and Special Collections Month,” as a means of highlighting the many ways that archives and special collections enrich our lives. This year’s theme focuses on IU’s College of Arts and Sciences Themester celebration, “Sustainability: Thriving on a Small Planet.” To highlight the Libraries’ sustainability efforts, the IUB special collection units are hosting the following sessions, tours, and exhibits.
The celebration offers informational sessions, a variety of exhibitions and a tour. For more detailed descriptions of the events, please click here.
“Fear of a Bleak Planet: Rapping About Race, Poverty, and the Environment”
Monday, Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center—Grand Hall
“‘Who Wants [Their Facebook Posts] to Live Forever’”
Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Wells Library, room E174
“Are We Losing Our Identity? Preserving and Making Accessible Electronic Records at our State and University Archives”
Friday, Oct. 15, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Black Film Center/Archive, Wells Library, room 044
“Preserving Home Movies”
Sunday, Oct. 17, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., in the Fine Arts Building, Auditorium
“‘The Times They Are A-Changin’: Preservation of and Access to the Digital Output of Researchers”
Tuesday, Oct. 19, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Wells Library, room E174
“A Celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage: Announcing the IUB Media Preservation Initiative”
Wednesday, Oct. 27, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Wells Library, room E174