One of the methods of archiving for the project that has been extremely useful is ResourceSpacea web-based, open source digital asset management system which has been designed to give your content creators easy and fast access to print and web ready assets.

For the Virtual Daylighting Project several graduate student assistants have scoured the Montreal-area, Quebec and national archives to find any and all information about the river systems of Montreal. To manage all our archival documents (audio, video, text) we turned to an open source archival system, ResourceSpace.

Read the report “Using digital tools for archiving historical and contemporary data” on our process of using such a system for large-scale multi-media collection.