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  • Shauna-Kay Gabrielle Harrison
In response to the rise in book challenges in Michigan and across the country, a new web archive has been created to preserve, to the best of our ability, information regarding attempts to change collection development policies in public schools and public libraries.
An iron-on patch and a tan baseball hat on a wood picnic table surface, both with an embroidered design featuring a large ear of corn and the words Urbana Champaign Illinois
  • Scott David Witmer
The 2023 iPres conference at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana brought an international community of digital archivists to the Midwest for a week of sessions that explored a range of digital preservation challenges.
A Game Boy Color and original Game Boy dominated the center of the photo, with a box for Frogger for Game Boy Color on the left and an array of Game Boy cartridges in cases across the top.
  • David S Carter
CVGA student resident Kiki Verdun reflects on her experiences this summer around the digital archiving of cartridge-based games.
Silhouette of a person walking from a dark tunnel into a bright light
  • Lance Thomas Stuchell
Part two of our ongoing series on getting our dark repository back up and running. This post outlines our approach to moving forward.
Computerized tomography (CT) scan of the right tusk of an African elephant
  • Joanna Thielen
In this interview, Dr. Adam Rountrey is the Research Museum Collection Manager (Vertebrates/Plants) and 3D Specialist at the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology (UMMP) describes his research on hormone levels in woolly mammoth and African elephants tusks. Several CT scans of these specimens are available in Deep Blue Data.
Close-up view of an Odyssey 2 Gaming system
  • David S Carter
The University of Michigan Library's Computer & Video Game Archive (CVGA) is seeking to fill up to three positions for CVGA Special Projects Residency in the areas of Game Preservation and Accessible/Adaptive Gaming for the Spring/Summer 2023 (May - August 2023).
Headshot of Yingxiao Zhang, PhD candidate in the Climate and Space Sciences department 
  • Jake Carlson
  • Rachel Woodbrook
  • Joanna Thielen
In this interview, Yingxiao Zhang (PhD candidate in the Climate and Space Sciences department) describes why she decided to share the data set entitled "Simulated historical (1995-2014) and future (2081-2100) pollen emission using PECM2.0" in Deep Blue Data.
Magnified images of snow using micro-computed tomography
  • Joanna Thielen
  • Jake Carlson
  • Rachel Woodbrook
In this interview, Dr. Adam Schneider (U-M alum; PhD in Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences 2018) described why he decided to share the data set entitled "Supporting data for the Near-Infrared Emitting and Reflectance-Monitoring Dome" in Deep Blue Data.
Yellow naval vessel in the marine laboratory wave tank
  • Joanna Thielen
  • Jake Carlson
  • Rachel Woodbrook
In this interview, Nate Clemett (Master's student in the naval architecture and marine engineering department) describes his research and why he decided to share his data set entitled "Flywheel Energy Storage System Roll Dataset" in Deep Blue Data.
Dr. Wilkinson Daniel Wong Gonzales interviewing a Lannang speaker
  • Joanna Thielen
  • Rachel Woodbrook
  • Jake Carlson
In this interview, Dr. Wilkinson Daniel Wong Gonzales (U-M alum; PhD in Linguistics 2022) describes why he decided to share the data set entitled "The Lannang Corpus (LanCorp): A POS-tagged, sociolinguistic corpus containing recordings and transcriptions of Lannang speech collected from the metropolitan Manila Lannangs between 2016 and 2020" in Deep Blue Data.