Colin Post

Dr. Colin Post works with libraries, archives, museums, and creative communities in North Carolina and beyond to advance new approaches for the ongoing care of digital culture. His research interests include digital curation, digital and new media art, community archives, and artists' archives.

There are 6 included publications by Colin Post :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Building a Living, Breathing Archive: A Review of Appraisal Theories and Approaches for Web Archives 2017 22 The paper provides a review of published literature on the collection and development of Web archives, focusing specifically on the theories, techniques, tools, and approaches used to appraise Web-based materials for inclusion in collections. Facing ...
Digital Curation at Work: Modeling Workflows for Digital Archival Materials 2019 53 This paper describes and compares digital curation workflows from 12 cultural heritage institutions that vary in size, nature of digital collections, available resources, and level of development of digital curation activities. While the research and...
Ensuring the Legacy of Self-Taught and Local Artists: A Collaborative Framework for Preserving Artists' Archives 2017 26 Many institutions collect the papers of prominent artists, but similar efforts have rarely extended to the archives of self-taught artists and artists of local renown. The author recommends that institutions establish collaborative relationships with...
Never the Same Stream: netomat, XLink, and Metaphors of Web Documents 2018 6 Document engineering employs practices of modeling and representation. Enactment of these practices relies on shared metaphors. However, choices driven by metaphor often receive less attention than those driven by factors critical to developing worki...
Preservation Practices of New Media Artists: Challenges, Strategies, and Attitudes in the Personal Management of Artworks 2017 20 Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the preservation practices of new media artists, in particular those working outside of the scope of major collecting institutions, examining how these artists preserve new media artworks in their ...
The Unending Lives of Net-Based Artworks: Web Archives, Browser Emulators, and New Conceptual Frameworks 2017 13 Research into net-based artworks is an undertaking divergent from much prior art historical scholarship. While most objects of art history are stable analog works, largely in museum collections, net-based artworks are vital and complex entities, exis...