In today’s digital age, virtual reality (VR) is more than just an immersive experience for gamers; it's becoming a pivotal tool in educational fields, especially in historical and cultural studies. At the recent 2024 Association of California Archivist AGM, I had the privilege to present...

In today's digital age, uncovering your family history has never been easier, thanks to innovative tools like ChatGPT. This advanced AI model, developed by OpenAI, offers a wealth of possibilities for genealogy enthusiasts seeking to delve into their ancestry and discover hidden connections. In this...

Embarking on the journey to uncover African ancestry through archival records is a profound endeavor, laden with both challenges and opportunities. For descendants seeking to trace the footsteps of their enslaved forebears, archival research represents a pivotal pathway to reclaiming lost narratives and honoring ancestral...

In today's digital age, heritage museums, and cultural institutions are increasingly turning to digital technologies to preserve and share their collections with a wider audience. While the terms "digitization," "digital preservation," and "digital curation" are often used interchangeably, it's essential to understand that they represent...

Genealogy research often involves a great deal of digital records and documents. From scanned photographs and old census records to family trees and DNA test results, the amount of information we collect and store digitally can be overwhelming. This is where digital curation and preservation...