Literary archivists have historically saved the journals of famous authors, but today, archivists are turning to digital channels to store the communications of writers. At Stanford,
archivists are using a program called
Muse—for “Memories Using Email” to manage the email archives of writers, including the 150,000 emails in the archive
of poet and author Robert Creeley. Building off of Muse, a team at
Stanford Libraries created an open-source software program to manage email archives called ePADD.
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