Category Archives: Archives

Visualizing Time & Place with GoogleEarth

How can GoogleEarth maps be used to the best effect in digital archive projects? Amy Giroux and I would like to continue the discussion on the use of digital mapping as a conversational feature in interactive digital archives. We have … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Mapping, Session: Talk, Visualization | 1 Comment

Applying Digital Archive Skills: The Birth Control Review as Case Study

Gainesville THATCampers have proposed sessions on creating digital archives, making exhibitions for those archives, and learning TEI editing for documents within said archives. These promise to be excellent sessions and I hope they all make the cut. With that said, … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Session: Make, Session: Play | 3 Comments

Constructing the Transcontinental Railroad: The Digital Photographic Archive

Glenn Willumson, School of Art & Art History;  Richard Freeman, Smathers Libraries Supported by a library mini-grant, this project is a collaborative venture between the library and the School of Arts and Art History to make the photographs of the … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Collaboration, Crowdsourcing, Libraries | 2 Comments

Creating, Managing, and Preserving Digital Archives

This session aims to explore what Laura Millar calls the challenge of creating, managing, and preserving digital archives in a dynamic digital environment. In an effort to think about approaches to preservation and access, especially of primary or material source projects, … Continue reading

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Participants will learn basic processes of creating exhibits, including content selection, best practices, design and presentation considerations, and guidelines for writing labels. Original content created by presenter will be shared, including label writing tips and templates, sample timelines, and exhibition … Continue reading

Categories: Archives, Collaboration, Copyright, Libraries, Museums | 1 Comment