Cassandra Chen was recently appointed the Pforzheimer project digitization specialist. Four years ago, she came to the University of Texas at Austin via Taiwan. [Read more…] about Meet the Staff: Pforzheimer project digitization specialist Cassandra Chen
Want to access electronic files by the likes of Christine Brooke-Rose, Kazuo Ishiguro, and the writers of Mad Men? Here’s how.
It is difficult to envision the sheer volume of the Movie Poster Collection at the Harry Ransom Center. The collection encompasses upwards of 10,000 posters and spans decades: from when the film industry was just beginning to compete with vaudeville acts in the 1920s to the rise of the modern megaplex and drive-in theaters in the 1970s. The sizes range from that of a small window card to that of a billboard. [Read more…] about Decades of movie poster history go online
Más de 27000 imágenes del archivo del Premio Nobel Gabriel García Márquez se encuentran disponibles en línea. Dichas imágenes son el resultado de la digitalización de una gran parte del archivo, incluyendo materiales de todas las obras de ficción escritas por García Márquez, 22 álbumes de recortes y cuadernos, una memoria, guiones, fotografías y ephemera. [Read more…] about Miles de imágenes del archivo de Gabriel García Márquez disponibles en línea
More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive are now online. A significant portion of the archive is accessible, including materials from all of García Márquez’s works of fiction, 22 personal scrapbooks and notebooks, a memoir, screenplays, photographs and ephemera. [Read more…] about Thousands of images from Gabriel García Márquez archive now online
We left off in part one wondering how to evaluate the Ransom Center’s unique non-commercial sound recordings, particularly when we aren’t able to access their audio content prior to preservation. Verifying written descriptions helps, but there are other considerations to keep in mind, such as a recording’s physical format—different types of material become increasingly unstable with age, but at different rates, and in different ways. [Read more…] about Deadline: 2028—Countdown to preserve audio materials