Digital Archives

ILS652 Digital Memorials

 

Project: Course Shell for Blended Graduate School Course @ SCSU

Role: Faculty, Course Shell Designer
Platform: Web
Tools: Blackboard Learn 9, Omeka Open Source Software, Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, Epson and Kodak Scanners
Languages: HTML

 

This course shell for a blended, graduate school course was designed using Blackboard Learn 9, integrating multimedia, Omeka, Wordpress, and LibGuides.

 

This course shell on Blackboard is password protected.

The Archives at Berkshire School

 

Project: Digital Archive for Canterbury School

Role: Development, Front and Back End Design, Digital Archivist
Platform: Web
Tools: Omeka Open Source Software, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, Epson, Kodak, and Optic scanners
Languages: HTML, CSS, PHP

 

This digital archive was created for Berkshire School using customized Omeka Open Source software. The document and image scanning was done on a variety of scanners using VueScan software. Dublin Core Metadata schema is used. 

 

9/11 Living Memorial Digital Archive

 

Project: Digital Archive for VOICES of September 11th organization.

Role: Faculty/Project Manager, Front and Back End DesignPlatform: WebTools: Omeka Open Source Software, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, Epson and Kodak ScannersLanguages: HTML, CSS, PHP

 

The 9/11 Living Memorial Digital Archive was archived and curated by graduate students in the MLS Program at SCSU, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for ILS 652 Digital Archives. The archive was created with Omeka using Dubin Core Metadata schema. The collections and exhibits include memorabilia, provided under an agreement with VOICES of September 11th, commemorating the lives of those who were lost in the attacks on 9/11.

 

The Dial | Archival Yearbook Collection

 

Project: Archival Yearbook Collection | Special Collections at the Elihu Burritt Library at Central Connecticut State University

Role: Project designer and manager
Platform: Web
Tools: HP Scanner, Adobe Photoshop, CONTENTdm

 

This project was started in the summer of 2009 during an internship with Deborah Herman and the Special Collections Librarian at Central Connecticut State University. The goal was to create a prototype archival yearbook collection and evaluate the feasiblility of a digitization project. This needs assessment resulted in future MLS interns continuing this project.

Digital Collections at the Buley Library

 

Project: Digital Archive for Special Collections at Buley Library.

Role: Faculty/Project Manager, Front and Back End DesignPlatform: WebTools: Omeka Open Source Software, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, Epson and Kodak ScannersLanguages: HTML, CSS, PHP

 

The Digital Collections at the Hilton C. Buley Library is an online digital collection representing a sampling of the library’s special collections. Accessible online for the first time, this selection was archived and curated by MLS Students of the Spring 2013, Digital Memorials & Cultural Archives graduate course at Southern Connecticut State University(SCSU).

 

            

            Buley Library Newsletter article

The Veterans History Project at the Elihu Burritt Library

 

Project: Veterans History Project | Center for Public Policy at Central Connecticut State University

Role: Digital Archive Intern

Platform: Web

WebTools: CONTENTdm, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat, Epson and Kodak ScannersLanguages: HTML, CSS, PHP

 

During a three month internship with the Electronic Resources and Information Systems Department at Central Connecticut State University, I worked on several digitization projects including the Veterans History Project, transcribing oral history interviews, creating finding aids, uploading files to CONTENTdm and creating and adding metadata based on the Dublin Core schema.

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