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Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, Kimberly Kruse 2017 Seton Hall University

Safeguarding For The Future: Managing Born-Digital Collections In Museums, Kimberly Kruse

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

Over the past few decades, advancements in technology have changed society entirely. Every bit of information about world news, popular culture, and art is just a tap of a touchscreen away. So many aspects of the contemporary world have become digitized so that it was only a matter of time before museums would have to face the issue of born-digital media in their collections. From videos to web-based art, museums have to tackle how to save this new form of cultural heritage. Museums have to do so now before it gets lost forever. The challenge of born-digital objects lies in ...


More Than A Memory: Exploring Purdue University's History Through Objects, Kristina Bross 2017 Purdue University

More Than A Memory: Exploring Purdue University's History Through Objects, Kristina Bross

Scholarly Publishing Services e-Books

More Than a Memory: Exploring Purdue University's History Through Objects extends a 2014 undergraduate effort, which resulted in the publication Little Else Than a Memory: Purdue Students Search for the Class of 1904. Purdue students in 2016-2017 academic year sought to understand the history of Purdue University and to recover the student experience more than 100 years prior, at the turn of the twentieth century. This research, conducted primarily within Purdue Archives and Special Collections, includes choosing, investigating, and analyzing the material objects those students left behind.


Print Or Eformat: Preferences And Factors That Influence Undergraduate Student Behavior, Amanda N. English 2017 University of Iowa

Print Or Eformat: Preferences And Factors That Influence Undergraduate Student Behavior, Amanda N. English

School of Library and Information Science Graduate Student Posters

With my project I plan to conduct research into the information-seeking behaviors and methods of undergraduate students to determine what preferences they have concerning the format of required academic readings and research materials, and what factors influence this behavior. This research will be conducted by means of a review of the literature by scholars in the field of information-seeking behaviors, user studies in academic libraries, and what these scholars have found to be true about undergraduate students’ information-seeking and preference behaviors when reading course-related materials and conducting research for those courses. The aspect of what factors influence information-seeking behavior provides ...


Restoring Sound To The Stacks: The American Library As Music Space In The Great Depression, Katheryn Christine Lawson 2017 University of Iowa

Restoring Sound To The Stacks: The American Library As Music Space In The Great Depression, Katheryn Christine Lawson

School of Library and Information Science Graduate Student Posters

In the cultural imagination, libraries often conjure images of pristine aisles of books managed by strict, shushing librarians. However, libraries in the United States, both large and small, have embraced the sights and sounds of music concerts for well over a century. As a crucial point in this historical trajectory, the Great Depression provides a fascinating window onto the multi-layered music histories of American libraries and their patrons. In the midst of economic struggle, libraries joined concert halls and community centers to host high-profile Library of Congress concert series, local “Evenings with the Victrola,” and WPA composer forums. In their ...


Faith In Books: The Role Of U.S. Navy Chaplains & Assistants Serving As Librarians At Sea., Joshua Hammitt 2017 University of Iowa

Faith In Books: The Role Of U.S. Navy Chaplains & Assistants Serving As Librarians At Sea., Joshua Hammitt

School of Library and Information Science Graduate Student Posters

This poster will interrogate the lesser-known role of military chaplains and enlisted assistants serving as librarians on Navy warships. The goal of this research is to define the purpose of the shipboard library and the roles of the chaplain and assistant providing library services. Research was conducted through reviews of military and naval correspondence, training manuals, guides, regulations, handbooks, instructions, orders, and literature dating from 1909 to the present.

Unlike civilian-staffed shore-based and military college libraries run by MLIS librarians, warship libraries are distinct as they are staffed by the ship’s chaplain and assistant, yet guided by the Navy ...


Typology And Analysis Of Ceramic Vessels And Pottery Shards Found At The Long Swamp Site: Lamar And Mary Folwer Holcomb Collection, Maxwell Mackenzie 2017 Georgia State University

Typology And Analysis Of Ceramic Vessels And Pottery Shards Found At The Long Swamp Site: Lamar And Mary Folwer Holcomb Collection, Maxwell Mackenzie

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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From Chaos To Order: Making Artifact Storage Work For You, Sofia (Sonya) Barron, Hilary T. Seo 2017 Iowa State University

From Chaos To Order: Making Artifact Storage Work For You, Sofia (Sonya) Barron, Hilary T. Seo

Preservation Conference Papers, Posters and Presentations

When you are processing a collection and find yourself in need of a box, the easiest thing to do is to grab one off the shelf. But, while archival boxes come in standard sizes, artifacts do not! The standard box needs to be physically modified to do its job properly. Ideally, an archival enclosure should provide the following: proper fit, clear and visible identification, easy access, and an option to display. It sounds like a tall order, but really, it is pretty simple to achieve. This talk will be geared toward an audience with little to no hands-on experience in ...


Getting Started… & Published: A Hands-On Workshop For Librarians, Jennifer Little Kegler 2017 The College at Brockport

Getting Started… & Published: A Hands-On Workshop For Librarians, Jennifer Little Kegler

Library Presentations

Does the idea of publishing your own material sound exciting, yet intimidating too? Would you like to spend a few hours with someone who once felt that way but successfully turned several projects and ideas into peer-reviewed published articles and book chapters?

Come to this interactive workshop and get inspiration to take your own ideas and research and publish them. Using your regular job duties, interactions with patrons, continuing education opportunities and grant-writing experiences you can generate new ideas for research articles and write about them. Whether you have someone to work with or want to write alone, we will ...


The Current State Of Meta-Repositories For Data, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale 2017 Washington University in St Louis

The Current State Of Meta-Repositories For Data, Cynthia Hudson-Vitale

University Libraries Publications

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Archives Of The Southern Sociological Society: A Repository Of Decisions, Events, And People Affecting Sociology In The Southern United States, Ruth E. Bryan, James G. Hougland 2017 University of Kentucky

Archives Of The Southern Sociological Society: A Repository Of Decisions, Events, And People Affecting Sociology In The Southern United States, Ruth E. Bryan, James G. Hougland

Library Presentations

Since 1958, the Archives of the Southern Sociological Society have been housed in the Special Collections Research Center in the University of Kentucky Libraries. The collection includes official minutes, correspondence, newsletters, membership lists, photographs, and other official documents generated by the Society and dating from the Society's founding in 1935 to the present. These records of historical value have been provided by presidents, secretaries, treasurers, committee chairs, executive officers, and other Society officials so that the Archives may be available to scholars who wish to explore the history of the Society and the development of Sociology in the Southern ...


Alcts Youtube Channel, Lisa Romano 2017 Selected Works

Alcts Youtube Channel, Lisa Romano

Lisa Romano

Web site review for the ALCTS YouTube Channel, which features free training webinars from the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).


H16-1915. Neckers, Douglas C. Papers, N.D., 1965-[Ongoing]. 0.50 Linear Ft., Hope College 2017 Hope College

H16-1915. Neckers, Douglas C. Papers, N.D., 1965-[Ongoing]. 0.50 Linear Ft., Hope College

Collection Registers and Abstracts

Douglas Neckers is a photochemical scientist who has had a long career in science. He is retired as the McMaster Distinguished Research Professor emeritus from Bowling Green State University, where he established the Center for Photochemical Sciences, and is currently chief executive officer of Spectra Group Inc. Ltd., a photochemical sciences company that he founded. After completing his doctorate in organic chemistry at the University of Kansas, Neckers returned to Hope as a member of the faculty from 1964 to 1971, leading an active research program involving students in addition to teaching. He subsequently taught and conducted research at the ...


P06. The Western Archive Of Dialects And Languages, Michael Iannozzi 2017 Western University

P06. The Western Archive Of Dialects And Languages, Michael Iannozzi

Western Research Forum

Traditionally, once fieldwork in a community was complete, the researcher left, and the participants never saw what became of those recordings and digitized materials. The Western Archive of Dialects and Languages (WADL) is a new project between the author and Western Libraries to ensure that the community of research directly benefits from sharing their stories, materials, and time.

The materials, dialect, and stories are preserved in a permanent and accessible, online archive. This ensures that future generations, wherever they live, will be able to access the heritage and history their family members shared with researchers.

I have already digitized, and ...


Grand Valley Preserves Life's Work Of Author, Grand Valley State University Libraries 2017 Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Preserves Life's Work Of Author, Grand Valley State University Libraries

Off the Shelf

No abstract provided.


What Are Archives?, Ruth E. Bryan 2017 University of Kentucky

What Are Archives?, Ruth E. Bryan

Library Presentations

This presentation summarizes what archives are, what archivists do, how one becomes an archivist in the United States, why archives matter, the differences and similarities among archives, libraries, and museums, and what's in a Special Collections Research Center


March 2017, Volume 13, Number 1, Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections 2017 Winthrop University

March 2017, Volume 13, Number 1, Winthrop University Archives And Special Collections

Retrospect: News from the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University

No abstract provided.


Making Shared Print Management Happen: A Project Of Five Canadian Academic Libraries, Tony Horava, Harriet Rykse, Anne Smithers, Caitlin Tillman, Wade Wyckoff 2017 University of Ottawa

Making Shared Print Management Happen: A Project Of Five Canadian Academic Libraries, Tony Horava, Harriet Rykse, Anne Smithers, Caitlin Tillman, Wade Wyckoff

Western Libraries Publications

Five academic libraries in Ontario (Canada) are collaborating in a shared last print copy repository project. The project, called Keep@Downsview, aims to consolidate and rationalize low-use print materials held by the partner libraries and ensure long-term preservation of these important scholarly materials in Ontario, while still providing access via document delivery and ILL. In doing so, each of the partner institutions demonstrates its commitment to the stewardship of print collections for future generations while repurposing valuable space on campus. This paper describes the background, rationale, challenges, and lessons learned for this unique Canadian project that leveraged funding from the ...


Digivengers: Digital Preservation In Progress, Heidi J. Southworth, Jamie Dalbey, Anne Stenzel 2017 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Digivengers: Digital Preservation In Progress, Heidi J. Southworth, Jamie Dalbey, Anne Stenzel

Jamie Dalbey

For the past ten years, the Archives and Preservation Unit at Minnesota State University, Mankato has been working with digital collections, but we lacked a formal digital preservation plan until the DigiVengers came to save the day. A small but mighty group, the DigiVengers used their super powers to draft a digital preservation plan using various magical gizmos, thing-ma-bobs, doohickeys, and extra-sensory perception gleaned from trial and error. The DigiVengers utilized lessons from conferences and training to harness the power of preservation. We don’t know our final destination yet, but join us as we share our journey with you ...


Ux In Oregon Libraries, 2017 Pacific University

Ux In Oregon Libraries

OLA Quarterly

This issue of OLA Quarterly is about the state of user experience efforts in Oregon. This collection of excellent articles not only emphasizes the importance of including the users in the design process, but they also stress the importance of actually including users at all! After reading these submissions, I hope that you will see that Oregon libraries value the opinions of their users and are user focused.

In recent years, UX research has become more commonplace in libraries across the country. This is a good thing. The downside is that UX has become synonymous with the user interface. However ...


Volume 22 Issue 3 Table Of Contents, 2017 Pacific University

Volume 22 Issue 3 Table Of Contents

OLA Quarterly

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