The Importance of Archiving Internet Resources

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How the ‘Guerilla Archivists’ Saved History—And Are Doing Again Under Trump

The Conversation, 2.21.17

As Alycia Sellie at CUNY Graduate Center and her colleagues argued in a 2015 paper, community archives like the Mazer [Lesbian Archive] offer “local, autonomous spaces for alternative historical narratives and cultural identities to be created and preserved.” These collections often spring up independently of government or scholarly institutions. The creators, feeling politically marginalized, seek to create their own collective identity.

Submitted on: FEB 21, 2017

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