Sara Borden

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Digital Library

Sara Borden is HSP's Digital Services Librarian and project manager for the Historic Images, New Technologies project.  She joined HSP in December of 2013, after having worked on and in the archives of the Penn Museum.  She earned a BA in history, with a minor in art history, from Arcadia University.  Sara also holds an MA in public history, with a focus American history, from Temple University where she wrote her thesis on archival digital history projects.

This Author's Posts

You may have read the recently posted project update regarding the HINT project written by my colleague, Rachel Moloshok, in which she described our decision to reduce our number of annotated cartoons from more than 500 to approximately 125 cartoons.  Even with this reduction, we’re still generating a lot of metadata.  So, what are we going to do


We're deep in the phase of making changes to our technological platforms (Collective Access, our DAMS, and Drupal, our digital exhibits platform) in order to launch the Historic Images, New Technologies (HINT) project next fall.  I recently wrote a blog post on the project for the Delaware Valley Archivists Group (DVAG) website.  Head on over to the DVAG blog to learn about what w


Although you wouldn't know from our presence on "Fondly, Pennsylvania," the team of HSP staffers working on the "Historic Images, New Technologies" (HINT) project has been diligently making progress since our last update in December.  You may recall from that Fondly, Pennsylvania


Archivists, historians, artists, and other political cartoon enthusiasts may be interested in a recent blog post on the Educators Blog regarding the project we're working on called "Historic Images, New Technologies" (HINT).  In the post, education intern Alicia Parks writes about "Incorporating Political Cartoo