COVID-19, pandemic, digital collections, born-digital, photographs, stories, oral histories, crowdsourced, collecting in times of crisis
“Traditionally archivists collected material years following an event. This is no longer the case. Digital content and documenting current events both require information specialists to act quickly and be involved in the initial development of potential collections to ensure they are identified, described, and preserved for future retrieval.”
Original Publication Citation
Neatrour, A., Wittmann, R., Myntti, J. “Utah COVID-19 Digital Collection.” Best Practices Exchange. May 18, 2021. Virtual Conference.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Myntti, Jeremy; Neatrour, Anna; and Wittmann, Rachel, "The Utah COVID-19 Digital Collection: Best Practices for Born-Digital, Crowdsourced Collections" (2021). Faculty Publications. 6379.
University of Utah
Harold B. Lee Library
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