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Creating A Winning Online Exhibition

Author : Martin R. Kalfatovic
ISBN : 0838908179
Genre : Computers
File Size : 90.53 MB
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It's no secret that well-executed exhibits in libraries and museums can make attendance numbers skyrocket. Dynamic exhibits not only provide information and entertainment for your existing customers, but they are also opportunities to reach out to new customers and to widen your market. A great exhibit can be the hook that brings people in the door for the first time. Creating a Winning Online Exhibition will help you to do just that - conceive, design, and execute a compelling online exhibition. Different than a digital collection, an online exhibition is a selective presentation of objects organized around a thematic and narrative structure. Digital librarian Martin Kalfatovic takes you through the process of developing an exhibit that will attract users, increase your visibility, and showcase your collection and services. With case studies of successful online exhibitions, sample artwork and screen shots, up-to-date information on mark-up languages such as HTML and XML, and discussion of online databases and software programs, you will be equipped with all you need to pull off a winning exhibition. Also included are helpful samples of: * Project proposals * Exhibition scripts *
Category: Computers

Digital Humanities For Librarians

Author : Emma Annette Wilson
ISBN : 9781538116463
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 84.31 MB
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Digital Humanities For Librarians. Some librarians are born to digital humanities; some aspire to digital humanities; and some have digital humanities thrust upon them. Digital Humanities For Librarians is a one-stop resource for librarians and LIS students working in this growing new area of academic librarianship. The book begins by introducing digital humanities, addressing key questions such as, “What is it?”, “Who does it?”, “How do they do it?”, “Why do they do it?”, and “How can I do it?”. This broad overview is followed by a series of practical chapters answering those questions with step-by-step approaches to both the digital and the human elements of digital humanities librarianship. Digital Humanities For Librarians covers a wide range of technologies currently used in the field, from creating digital exhibits, archives, and databases, to digital mapping, text encoding, and computational text analysis (big data for the humanities). However, the book never loses sight of the all-important human component to digital humanities work, and culminates in a series of chapters on management and personnel strategies in this area. These chapters walk readers through approaches to project management, effective collaboration, outreach, the reference interview for digital humanities, sustainability, and data management, making this a valuable resource for administrators as well as librarians directly involved in digital humanities work. There is also a consideration of budgeting questions, including strategies for supporting digital humanities work on a shoestring. Special features include: Case studies of a wide range of projects and management issues Digital instructional documents guiding readers through specific digital technologies and techniques An accompanying website featuring digital humanities tools and resources and digital interviews with librarians and scholars leading the way in digital humanities work across North America, from a range of larger and smaller institutions Whether you are a librarian primarily working in digital humanities for the first time, a student hoping to do so, or a librarian in a cognate area newly-charged with these responsibilities, Digital Humanities For Librarians will be with you every step of the way, drawing on the author’s experiences and those of a network of librarians and scholars to give you the practical support and guidance needed to bring your digital humanities initiatives to life.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Building A Successful Archival Programme

Author : Marisol Ramos
ISBN : 9781780630922
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 84.89 MB
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This valuable resource provides information on best practices and solutions to successfully establish an archival programme; it uses a practical approach, without the use of technical or theoretical jargon. Additionally it serves as a companion text in a theoretical archival course. The book provides easy-to-follow advice on how to assess the information needs of any institution and the greater community for which the archives were created to serve. Guidelines for achievable goals are provided for starting an archives programme in an environment where a small budget or even a ‘no budget’ can threaten the future of the archives. First book that attempts to de-mystify archives Practical approaches without the use of technical jargon Easy to follow Plans of Action
Category: Architecture

The Web Library

Author : Nicholas G. Tomaiuolo
ISBN : 0910965676
Genre : Computers
File Size : 30.1 MB
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Describes how to create a digital library of documents, images, articles, indexes, and other free resources found on the World Wide Web.
Category: Computers

Digital Collections And Exhibits

Author : Juan Denzer
ISBN : 9781442243767
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 57.85 MB
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Today’s libraries are taking advantage of cutting-edge technologies such as flat panel displays using touch, sound, and hands-free motions to design amazing exhibits using everything from simple computer hardware to advanced technologies such as the Microsoft Kinect. Libraries of all types are striving to add new interactive experiences for their patrons through exciting digital exhibits, both online and off. Digital Collections and Exhibits takes away the mystery of designing stunning digital exhibits to spotlight library treasures by walking the reader through implementation projects that are sure to astound and impress.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Build It Once

Author : Sarah Goodwin Thiel
ISBN : 9780810852259
Genre : Computers
File Size : 90.28 MB
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"Build It Once will help readers create a reliable and easily modified exhibition format that follows the best standards and practices. Designed for the staff member faced with the challenge of creating high-quality online exhibitions with limited exhibit experience, technical support, and resources, this book will enable even neophytes to create straightforward, well-designed, and potential award-winning Web presentations."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Computers

The American Archivist

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ISBN : IND:30000125388771
Genre : Archives
File Size : 74.89 MB
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Includes sections "Reviews of books" and "Abstracts of archive publications" (Western and Eastern Europe)
Category: Archives


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ISBN : UCAL:B5093465
Genre : Academic libraries
File Size : 82.33 MB
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Category: Academic libraries

Saa Newsletter

Author :
ISBN : WISC:89076733211
Genre : Archives
File Size : 74.63 MB
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Category: Archives

The Museums Journal

Author : Elijah Howarth
ISBN : UOM:39015042617178
Genre : Museums
File Size : 60.44 MB
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"Indexes to papers read before the Museums Association, 1890-1909. Comp. by Charles Madeley": v. 9, p. 427-452.
Category: Museums


Author : Mary Lynn Ritzenthaler
ISBN : UOM:39015071452372
Genre : Photography
File Size : 69.64 MB
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Category: Photography

The Small Public Library Survival Guide

Author : Herbert B. Landau
ISBN : UOM:39015073619275
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 62.44 MB
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Packed with hands-on guidelines for attracting local support and building partnerships, this user-friendly guide outlines multiple avenues for obtaining funding and increasing cash flow. His low-cost, no-cost, and easily implemented techniques provide a solid foundation for small library success.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Archival Outlook

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ISBN : NWU:35556035653989
Genre : Archives
File Size : 20.61 MB
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Category: Archives

The Bowker Annual

Author : Dave Bogart
ISBN : 1573871656
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 27.27 MB
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This acclaimed must-have resource provides the following: - Expert reviews of the key trends, events, and developments that will influence your work in 2004 and the years to come- Clear explanations of new legislation and changes in funding programs--and how this will affect libraries- Definitive statistics on book prices, numbers of books published, library expenditures, average salaries, and other budget-crunching assistance- A full calendar of events, key organizations, names and numbers of important individuals (including e-mail addresses and fax numbers), and much more This fully updated reference tool makes it easy to stay on top of the developments that affect libraries, booksellers, and publishers alike--and to find fast answers to the countless on-the-job questions you encounter.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines