The Los Angeles Aqueduct Digital Platform—a joint project of UCLA Library and the Metabolic Studio—is working with other archival repositories to digitize, aggregate, and curate the documentary records of the aqueduct’s construction and history. The new digital platform coincides with the centennial of the aqueduct and makes these vital historical sources readily accessible to scholars, students, and citizens, facilitating the creation of new narratives about the past, present, and future of the aqueduct.
Opening Up the Archives: A new digital platform for LA Aqueduct history
Sara V. Torres is a Ph.D. candidate in English at UCLA and an assistant editor of Boom. Her research and teaching focus on medieval and early modern English literature and digital and environmental humanities. She is also responsible for research and content creation in the Los Angeles Aqueduct Digital Platform project at UCLA.
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Sara V. Torres; Opening Up the Archives: A new digital platform for LA Aqueduct history. Boom 1 September 2013; 3 (3): 14–21. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.14
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