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Too Many Cooks Don't Always Spoil The Broth! The Library Research Starter Kit: A Creative Collaboration, Erica Chapman, Carol Scamman Apr 2015

Too Many Cooks Don't Always Spoil The Broth! The Library Research Starter Kit: A Creative Collaboration, Erica Chapman, Carol Scamman

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We adapted the Library Research Starter Kit from Clark College’s IRIS 4-2. We modified the recipe to suit the needs and tastes of our customers. Customers are welcome to modify the recipe further at home!


East Texas Digital Archives & Collections, Jennifer Brancato Apr 2012

East Texas Digital Archives & Collections, Jennifer Brancato

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Poster showing the updates and changes within the East Texas Digital Archives and Collections utilizing the digital collections management software, CONTENTdm.


Texas State Department Of Education Bulletins 1918-1936 Digitization Project, Ann Ellis, Marthea Turnage, Kayce Halstead Apr 2012

Texas State Department Of Education Bulletins 1918-1936 Digitization Project, Ann Ellis, Marthea Turnage, Kayce Halstead

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Stephen F. Austin State University supports a large education department that offers degrees in teaching, human sciences, human services, and educational leadership through the doctoral level. The university library’s documents collection includes monthly Bulletins published by the Texas State Department of Education from 1918-1946. The documents present an intriguing glimpse at the development of education between the two World Wars. Since they are old and in fragile condition, it was decided that the documents would become an interesting and useful research collection if preserved digitally and made available electronically. Our project succeeded because both an opportunity and need were identified, …


Archives In Film, Linda Reynolds Apr 2008

Archives In Film, Linda Reynolds

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Archives have gained recent attention in movies and news articles with movies like The Mummy and National Treasure and an article in the New York Times that describes the next generation of archivists as being young and attractive. Archives also share a connection with the media by providing material to assist media professionals in digging into the lives of famous individuals. Steen library’s East Texas Research Center has provided this type of assistance for the recent movie, Charlie Wilson’s War. Learn about the collections of politician Charlie Wilson and how archives are staying relevant by offering material and contributing …


Documenting Community History, Linda Reynolds Apr 2008

Documenting Community History, Linda Reynolds

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Historically archives and museums have sought out collections to keep in their institution. Many members of the community are not ready to donate their cherished family heirlooms to a museum or archive. The East Texas Research Center (ETRC) at Ralph W. Steen Library views collecting material in a different light. They are helping to preserve and disseminate Texas cultural heritage through the promotion of preservation of Community Collections. ETRC temporarily borrows material from the community or members of the community bring their historic material to be digitized and added to the TIDES database.


Vocabularies For Digital Image Collections, Ann Ellis Apr 2008

Vocabularies For Digital Image Collections, Ann Ellis

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This poster illustrates the importance of vocabulary control to achieve consistency and precision in the description of digital objects and to help organize and facilitate the discovery of relevant information.