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Steven Salaita Controversy Reference File (Born Digital Records and Clippings Index)

Born Digital Records and Clippings Index from the Steven Salaita Controversy Reference File (2007-2015), documents publicly-available resources regarding the decision by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees to deny an offer of employment to Steven Salaita on August 1, 2014.

The preserved materials comprise an index of textual documents from the records of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and or/other public (i.e. Internet-accessible) resources such as news articles, blog postings, and public tweets. The index organizes these materials by type of material, and chronologically by date of creation thereunder.
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Contains preservation copies of publicly available documents, websites, blogs, social media postings, and audio and video streams stored in the Internet Archive or other preservation systems managed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Files have undergone minimal processing, and may require the use of specialized software for display and access. Formats include DOC, PPT, PDF, AVI, MPG, MP4, MHTML and WARC.

Additional Digital Materials include 3.05 GB of files. Files have undergone minimal processing, and may require the use of specialized software for display and access.

The Steven Salaita Controversy Reference File (Born Digital Records and Clippings Index) are managed by the University of Illinois Archives and do not feature precise descriptive information for each item. Discover their contents by browsing the folders and files. For more information, contact an archivist at illiarch@illinois.edu.