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Tennyson Maxwell Information Systems

Tennyson Maxwell Information Systems offers a variety of features to support multithreaded retrieval, password-protected access, filtering, batch capture, and management of derived databases.

Temple University Public History/Archival Education Educational Programs
Technology Pathways

Technology Pathways, LLC is a leading edge provider of computer security tools and services for the Corporate IT, government and legal communities.


The Tar program provides the ability to create tar archives, as well as various other kinds of manipulation. For example, you can use Tar on previously created archives to extract files, to store additional files, or to update or list files which were already stored.

Syser Kernel Debugger

Syser Kernel Debugger is designed for the Windows NT Family based on the X86 platform. It is a kernel debugger with full-graphical interfaces and supports assembly debugging and source code debugging.

SWORDAPP Facebook repository deposit application

One of the features of social networking sites that encourages their use is the ability for third parties to write applications that can be used from within them. So it seemed an obvious place to start an investigation into the potential of the social deposit. Hence the SWORDAPP Facebook Repository Deposit Tool was born.


Short video of the opening night... shrimp and crabcakes... yum, yum!

Audio and Video
Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications Tools
Strings v2.41

 Strings scans the file you pass it for UNICODE (or ASCII) strings of a default length of 3 or more UNICODE (or ASCII) characters.

Store It on the Web

This is an article from 2006. It describes 17 free and low-cost services make it easier than ever to back up and share your files online.


ssconvert is a command line utility to convert spreadsheet files between various spreadsheet file formats. It is a companion utility to Gnumeric, the powerful spreadsheet program created by the GNOME project.


SpinRite is a magnetic storage data recovery, repair, and maintenance utility.


Sparkleware is a commercial off-line browser.

Spadix software

Spadix Software can download websites from a starting URL, search engine results or web dirs, and is able to follow external links. It also supports filtering and crawling of password-protected sites.

SOURCE (Sharing Objects Under Repository Control with Everyone)

The SOURCE project was a two year JISC funded project (Oct 2006 - Oct 2008) working on "opening up the content marketplace", which means we are (still) here to help migrate stuff from one platform to another by providing  bulk-migration tools and architectures.


Snagit is screen capture software to create interesting training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports, and more.


SmidgeonSoft provides Windows programming utilities.

Simmons College Archiving and Preserving Digital Media course



Educational Programs
Simmons College Archiving and Preserving Digital Media course



Simmons College Archives Concentration Educational Programs
Secure deletion wiki

Secure Deletion tools are tools that completely delete the item that the user requests to be deleted. This wiki links to more information.

Secure Deletion

Secure deletion involves the use of special software to ensure that when you delete a file, there really is no way to get it back again.

SDelete v1.51

SDelete is a command line utility that takes a number of options. In any given use, it allows you to delete one or more files and/or directories, or to cleanse the free space on a logical disk.


screen-scraper is a tool for extracting data from websites.


Scalpel is a fast file carver that reads a database of header and footer definitions and extracts matching files from a set of image files or raw device files.


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