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Clemson University Digital Projects Workflow And Repositories, Joshua Morgan, Jessica Serrao Jan 2019

Clemson University Digital Projects Workflow And Repositories, Joshua Morgan, Jessica Serrao

Presentations

Overview of workflow for digital projects at Clemson University Libraries between SCDL, National Park Service, Clemson University and our Digitization, Metadata, and Special Collections teams. Explanation of difference between Clemson Digital Collections, TigerPrints IR, and the Open Parks Network. In-person presentation included a walk-through of the different repositories, which is not included in the digital presentation.

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Accessibility: Electronic And Information Technologies (Eit), Wendy Walker, Teressa M. Keenan Apr 2016

Accessibility: Electronic And Information Technologies (Eit), Wendy Walker, Teressa M. Keenan

Mansfield Library Faculty Publications

In 2014, the President of the University of Montana (UM) signed a resolution agreement with the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights regarding the accessibility of electronic and information technology (EIT) at UM. Since that time, we have been learning about accessibility and accessible technologies and have investigated the accessibility of EIT-based services at the Mansfield Library. We will share what we have learned about EIT accessibility; key results from our assessment of CONTENTdm; and a new cataloging initiative that improves the discoverability of accessible materials in library collections.


Queering The Library Of Congress, Carlos R. Fernandez Aug 2015

Queering The Library Of Congress, Carlos R. Fernandez

Works of the FIU Libraries

This poster will attempt to apply the techniques used in Queer Theory to explore library and information science’s use and misuse of library classification systems; and to examine how “queering” these philosophical categories can not only improve libraries, but also help change social constructs.

For millennia, philosophers, such as Plato and Aristotle, have used and expounded upon categories and systems of classification. Their purpose is to make research and the retrieval of information easier. Unfortunately, the rules used to categorize and catalog make information retrieval more challenging for some, due to social constructs such as heteronormality.

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Common Cause: Using Assessment To Advocate For Technical Services, Rebecca L. Mugridge Jan 2015

Common Cause: Using Assessment To Advocate For Technical Services, Rebecca L. Mugridge

University Libraries Faculty Scholarship

This presentation demonstrates how assessment activities and results can serve as an advocacy tool for technical services divisions of libraries.