Media and Blog Coverage

(4/16/08) American Historical Association: Remembering April 16th
(2/20/08) Inside Higher Ed: New Tool for Online Collections
(2/14/08) Collegiate Times: Tech creates digital memory bank for April 16
(2/7/08) Library Journal Academic Newswire: With Archive, Virginia Tech Librarians Document Aftermath of Tragic Shootings
(2/1/08) Virginia Tech News: University Libraries continues its work to build the archives of thousands of artifacts...
(1/10/08) The Washington Times: Stories in the Electronic Age
(9/11/07) US News and World Report: A Digital Archive for 9/11
(8/22/07) The Detroit News: Internet memorials find permanent home
(8/19/07) The Washington Post: Preserving the Outpouring of Grief
(6/24/07) The Roanoke Times: Tech to archive shooting mementos
(6/14/07) The Communication Initiative - Feature Initiatives: The April 16 Archive
(6/1/07) School Library Journal: Violence impacts kids, on campus and off. These sites can help.
(May 07) Virginia Tech Magazine: Collecting and preserving the stories of April 16
(5/31/07) GMU CHSS Connection: Mason Community Stays Connected to Virginia Tech
(5/10/07) New River Free Press: Virginia Tech Launches April 16 Archive
(5/7/07) WBTM 1330 Danville
(5/6/07) The Philadelphia Inquirer: The April 16 Archive tells a new kind of Virginia Tech story
(5/3/07) Clayfox.com: Archiving a tragedy
(5/3/07) WCAV Charlottesville: Virginia Tech Tragedy Archive Website
(5/2/07) The Lede - New York Times Blog: Virginia Tech Roundup
(5/2/07) WMCTV Memphis - Action News 5
(5/2/07) WRC Washington - NBC News 4
(5/2/07) p2pnet.net news: Book on Virginia Tech massacre
(5/2/07) CHMN Podcast - Digital Campus: Episode 05 - Tragedy and Technology
(5/2/07) NBC 10 Philadelpha: Virginia Tech Sets Up Online Memorial
(5/2/07) Yahoo! Tech: Virginia Tech Launches Archival Web Site
(5/2/07) Media@McGill: Virginia Tech launches April 16 Archive
(5/2/07) MSNBC / WJAR-TV: Virginia Tech Site Reflects Memories Of Massacre
(5/2/07) The Mason Gazette: Mason Collaborates with Virginia Tech on April 16 Archive
(5/2/07) Agoravox: Book on Virginia Tech massacre
(5/2/07) American Historical Association: Archiving Tragedy, Promoting Healing
(5/1/07) Newark Star Ledger - Jersey Blogs: Preserving Digital History
(5/1/07) New River Valley News: Virginia Tech launches "April 16 Digital Archive"
(5/1/07) WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke: Remembering the Tragedy
(5/1/07) WDBJ7 Roanoke: Virginia Tech's creating digital archive of shooting incident
(5/1/07) Virginia Tech News: Center for Digital Discourse and Culture launches April 16 Archive
(4/30/07) Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog: Virginia Tech Launches April 16 Archive
(4/30/07) History News Network: Virginia Tech launches April 16 archive
(4/30/07) Chronicle Wired Campus Blog: An Online Archive Collects Stories of the Virginia Tech Shootings
(4/30/07) GMU Center for History and New Media: Virginia Tech launches April 16 Archive...



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Virginia Tech Launches April 16 Archive

BLACKSBURG, Va., April 30, 2007 - Virginia Tech's Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (CDDC) is pleased to announce the launch of the April 16 Archive (www.april16archive.org$

The archive will preserve a diverse record of the events surrounding April 16, 2007 by collecting first-hand observations, photographic images, sound recordings, media reports, personal writings, official statements, individual blog postings, and any other documents th$

The April 16 Archive welcomes contributions from the Virginia Tech community, as well as from anyone around the world who wants to share words of support or reflection following the events of April 16, 2007. The attacks happened in Blacksburg, Virginia, but they were e$

Established in 1998, Virginia Tech's Center for Digital Discourse and Culture is one of the world's first university based digital points-of-publication for new forms of scholarly communication, academic research, and cultural anal$

Updated April 17, 2008.