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Digital Initiatives

We're committed to sharing our archives online!

Special Collections is continually looking for new ways to facilitate access to our collections and to increasingly open the archives to members of the UB community, the Baltimore area, and the general public. Our digital initiatives include:

Archives 24/7 icon Archives 24/7
This guide explains and provides access to a mass-digitization project that links online users to entire archival collections.   
Access Archives 24/7
 

AV @ UB icon AV @ UB
Selected highlights from archival film and video materials in the Special Collections department are added to Tumblr on an ongoing basis.   
Connect to Tumblr
 

Baltimore '68 icon Baltimore '68
An award-winning public history website that brings together primary sources related to the Baltimore '68 conference held at the University of Baltimore in 2008.  
Go to Baltimore '68
 

Digital Collections @ UB icon Digital Collections @ UB
This project places selected materials from the archives in a digital library environment. Digitized items are described, searchable, and linked to other library resources.   
Visit Digital Collections @ UB
 

ubarchives on Flickr icon Station North Oral History Project
A project blog with photographic portraits of Station North artists and activists, as well as audio excerpts from ten oral history interviews.
Explore Station North
 

ubarchives on Flickr icon ubarchives on Flickr
A sampling of images from our stacks, including images of urban renewal, the changing urban landscape, well-known monuments and locales, and selected clips from local television news coverage.
Check us out on Flickr
 

ubarchives on Historypin icon ubarchives on Historypin
A recent endeavor in public history, Historypin is another fun way to share our collections through mapping historic photos and comparing these images to contemporary street views.  
See us on Historypin
 

ublangsdale on Internet Archive icon ublangsdale on Internet Archive
Public access to moving image holdings that document 20th century Baltimore, Maryland, primarily through footage from two local television news morgues.   
Delve into the Internet Archive