first day back at work post-CNI post-Joshua Tree/Palm Springs vacation & still not out of my email hole. AHHH it never ends. But I got a cute card from @sabrams in the snail mail 🎉
Just landed in San Diego for #cni18s where it’s 8:30 am but I’ve been awake for over 8 hours, 5 spent on a flight with a barking dog behind me and child playing a keyboard in front of me
I'm solely responsible for our web/digital archives activities (but not so much ~*collection development*~), and I have a strong sense this could be a really major series of events in the institution's history. I feel we should proactively document this time, but struggling with how do I act quickly and ethically and within the bounds of my position?
there's a lot of student-led activism on and off campus right now protesting the university administration's proposal for an armed police force (http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/crime/bs-md-ci-hopkins-police-bill-20180305-story.html) - I think it's a tough thing to consider on any campus, and here is no exception with Baltimore's high gun violence rate, the police dept's widely known corruption, profiling, and brutality
The disk images are expert witness format. The other 4 files w diff checksums are .EGA, .EGY, .E01, .info. Not sure what if that is a solid indicator of dissimilarilty of the disk images? These bags are tarred and on preservation storage and I'm trying to do the least effort required to say 'yes they're the same (except for metadata assigned during accessioning)' without pulling them both back. Any thoughts appreciated!
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