Final ePADD+ Project Presentation and Community Meeting

The Integrating Preservation Functionality into ePADD (or ePADD+) project is wrapping up, and our team is excited to share the final results of our work with the community. Please join us on 19 January 2023 from 11-12:30 pm ET / 4-5:30 GMT for a presentation of the project deliverables, a demonstration of the newest ePADD release, and an exercise in building a community roadmap. We will also put out the call to join our newly formed ePADD Steering Group and ePADD Code Group to help us shape the future of ePADD.

This event will be recorded for those that cannot attend. Please see the calendar for information on how to join the event.

ePADD Wins the 2018 DPC Award for Research and Innovation!

At iPres 2018 in The Netherlands, the ePADD Project is awarded the Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) Award for Research and Innovation... READ MORE

ePADD: Email Archiving, or Offices in the Age of SPAM

Welcome to what will hopefully be a recurring dispatch from the Emerging Technologies Committee. This month, we wanted to turn DCLA members onto an awesome tool that can help cultural heritage institutions come to grips with email archiving.... READ MORE

Saving Digital Ephemera

Who's collecting and archiving podcasts, tweets, emails, and other fleeing content? ...READ MORE

Emails for Prosperity

Considering that the collected papers of David Starr Jordan, Stanford’s first president, would stack higher than a 20-story building, the digital dawn must have been a huge hosanna moment for archivists and historians. Future Stanford leaders could bequeath more information in a thimble of silicon—and the correspondence would be searchable and legible, unlike handwriting of yore... READ MORE

Crunching Christie, and Other News

At Stanford, meanwhile, new software called ePADD will change the way researchers process e-mail collections... READ MORE

Sifting through Robert Creeley's literary email archives with ePADD

A team at Stanford Libraries has developed an open-source software program to help manage email archives. The package known as ePADD was released in July 2015 and is available for free... READ MORE

New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacies

New software developed at Stanford is allowing digital archivists to sort through thousands of emails... READ MORE

The ePADD Team on Processing and Accessing Email Archives

As archives increasingly process born-digital collections one thing is clear; processing digital collections often involves working with tons of email... READ MORE