Archival Technologies and Resources

Below you will find tools and resources for working with digital and digitized archival materials, including information on copyright and intellectual property, digital preservation and processes, and accessibility/findability. The tools listed aid in creating, working with, and promoting digital archival materials. The resources provide examples of digital archives as well as related literature pertinent to digital archives and the archival profession as a whole.

Some of these tools and resources have been reviewed on the Reviews Portal. These reviews may be accessed by selecting the "Review," link next to the item.

If you have a suggestion for a tool or resource that should be added to the list, or would like to write a review, please contact the Reviews Editors Stephanie Luke and Rose Buchanan.




Management Systems and Repositories

Services and Systems

Social Media

Tools and Software

  • ePADD [Review Forthcoming]


Digital Archives and Projects

Guidelines and Best Practices

Journals, Articles, and Monographs

  • Cataloguing Outside the Box: A Practical Guide to Cataloguing Special Collections Materials [Review]


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Rose Buchanan and Stephanie Luke
American Archivist
Reviews Editors


The American Archivist Reviews is an online portal for information about archives and professional archivists. It complements The American Archivist in its printed and online formats; it provides access to and reviews of SAA publications as well as those of other publishers; and it expands access to multi-faceted resources generated by our profession.