The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, one of the HRDI’s closest partners, just issued their 5-year anniversary 2008-2009 Annual Review. The highlights include the HRDI, investigating the cultural and economic marginalization of Afro-Ecuadorians, continuing legal challenges to the U.S.-Mexico border wall, and expanding the university’s human rights-related course offerings and internship opportunities.
A few weeks ago, The Documentalist, featured an article on the HRDI Web Clipper tool that archives individual web pages. The posting generated several key questions which Kevin Wood, the HRDI Web Clipper developer, has answered in a new posting, “UT Austin Library Web Clipper: Follow Up Questions.”
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The Documentalist just posted a blog entry on UT HRDI’s work with Glifos and the Kigali Memorial Centre materials. The article, “UT Human Rights Archiving and Glifos” will be followed up with a more in-depth post on Glifos’ unique features and its utility for audiovisual human rights documentation. Stay tuned!