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Whatever Happened To Art And Design?: Using Archival Practice To Manage The Impact Of Academic Restructuring On Institutional Repositories, Harrison W. Inefuku Dec 2013

Whatever Happened To Art And Design?: Using Archival Practice To Manage The Impact Of Academic Restructuring On Institutional Repositories, Harrison W. Inefuku

Digital Scholarship and Initiatives Publications

In the interest of providing access to and preserving scholarship produced by faculty, students and staff, many universities have developed and implemented institutional repositories. Repositories are often organized into communities that correspond to campus units, including departments, research centers and institutes, and administrative offices. Universities, however, frequently undergo academic restructuring, which can make repository organization out of sync with university organization. This article addresses the impact of academic restructuring on repositories and looks to practices from archival arrangement and description to create repository organizational structures and community descriptions flexible enough to reflect university organization, despite changes arising from academic restructuring.


Four Men With A Vision: The Founding Fathers Of The Iowa Agricultural College And Model Farm And Cornell University, Edward A. Goedeken Jan 2013

Four Men With A Vision: The Founding Fathers Of The Iowa Agricultural College And Model Farm And Cornell University, Edward A. Goedeken

Collections and Technical Services Publications and Papers

When a casual visitor strolls today across the sprawling campuses of the universities of Iowa State and Cornell, they may find it hard to believe that 150 years ago Iowa State consisted of a small handful of buildings and Cornell did not exist at all. That two such remarkable and well-known schools of higher learning even exist at all represents a story both stirring and complex that developed over the course of the early nineteenth century cumulating in the passage of the 1862 Morrill Land Grant Act. This essay will explore the 1862 Morrill Act, its background, and the actions ...


Documenting And Digitizing The Student Experience: A Collaboration Between Iowa State University's Carver Academy And The University Archives, Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Patricia Randolph Leigh Oct 2011

Documenting And Digitizing The Student Experience: A Collaboration Between Iowa State University's Carver Academy And The University Archives, Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Patricia Randolph Leigh

Special Collections Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

This presentation will focus on a collaborative documentary project, which is an effort to document minority undergraduate students and their college experience at Iowa State University. The purpose is two-fold: first to better connect these students with their own individual college experience, and to also provide historical documentation for students of color at Iowa State University, which in the past, has been difficult to create or collect. One of the most difficult aspects of university life to create and/or collect documentation, is without a doubt, for the student experience. John Straw observes that “A significant part of the education ...