Digital Library Brown Bag Series

 

Recent Submissions

  • Cameron, Jon (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-11-02)
    As the need to manage and provide access to collections of digital content grows, the ecosystem of software solutions designed to meet these needs has greatly expanded. Into this pool of software comes Avalon, but what ...
  • Craig, Kalani; Diaz, Arlene (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-10-05)
    In 1897-1898 secret agents from the Pinkerton National Detective Agency were following American war correspondents in Havana, Cuba. These agents were all Americans yet they all seemingly had a common employer: the Spanish ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-09-28)
    What does it mean to turn data into Linked Data? That is the question we are attempting to answer with this project. The IU Libraries released the metadata for the Cushman Photograph Collection under a CC-BY license as a ...
  • Allen, Colin; Murdock, Jaimie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-08-31)
    Research libraries continue to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing demand from users for digitized texts. As physical books move from stacks to deep storage, many researchers lament the reduction in the serendipitous ...
  • Dalmau, Michelle; Homenda, Nick (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-20)
    The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries' Digital Collections Services department has offered Digital Project Planning consultation services twice a week since the opening of the Scholars' Commons in September 2014. ...
  • Wheeler, Brian (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-06)
    The process of converting the digitized MDPI media into something that can be used for web delivery is conceptually simple: transcode each one into derivatives and transfer them to the delivery system. However, like most ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-30)
    It is an interesting time in the libraries for metadata. We have a lot of things described and described well, but is it feasible to keep all of that description in a useful way moving forward? And how do we offer up a ton ...
  • Sanders, Doug (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-09)
    The manufacture of protective enclosures is part of routine work in many libraries and museums. This presentation summarizes a novel collaboration of 3-D scanning and modeling technology provided by digital technology ...
  • Osgood, Ron (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-02-10)
    “The Vietnam War/American War: Stories from All Sides” is a transmedia project that includes a PBS style documentary and participatory website. Initially funded through an IU New Frontiers Grant, currently more than 135 ...
  • Dowding, Heidi (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-01-27)
    Digital preservation is one of those phrases that means a lot to a few people and a little to a lot of people. It is often confused with digitization (preservation by digital), digital curation (of which preservation is a ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet; Clarke, Erin (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-12-09)
    Archives Online (http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/collections/findingaids) is a portal for accessing descriptions of Special Collections and Archives - ones chiefly containing materials other than books - from libraries, archives, ...
  • Motz, Gary (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-01-20)
    The Center for Biological Research Collections is a consortium of research-based scientific collections at Indiana University that works in close collaboration with the IU Libraries, the Advanced Visualization Laboratory, ...
  • Gniady, Tassie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-12-02)
    R is a statistical package used by many digital textual analysts to explore aspects of styelometry. Here at IU, we have an instance of the popular Rstudio running on Karst to facilitate work on large corpora. However, it ...
  • Cowan, William; Floyd, Randall; Pierce, Daniel (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-10-14)
    Generally, when we think of a digital collection or repository, we think of digital images, ebooks, audio and video files. But some important digital collections, such a bibliographies, don’t have content per se but consist ...
  • Humbert, Joe; Richwine, Brian; Stores, Mary (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-11-04)
    Do you know what the term “Accessibility” means? Do you want to learn how people with disabilities access digital content? Come learn about some of the most common hurdles and barriers that people with disabilities face ...
  • Pekala, Shayna; Siewenie, Yumiko (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-10-21)
    ​Library publishers often straddle the line between journal publisher and journal host, which presents challenges for ensuring that journals meet certain standards for quality and transparency. At Indiana University, we ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet; Halliday, Jim (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-10-07)
    The Center for Biological Research Collections (CBRC) at Indiana University (http://www.indiana.edu/~cbrc/) is a consortium of research collections including botany, zooarchaeology, and paleontology collections. This group ...
  • Humbert, Joe; Colvard, Chris; Lee, Leah; Keese, Brian (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-09-30)
    When the Libraries User Experience and Digital Media Services Group reached out to the Assistive Technology and Accessibility Centers (ATAC) for an accessibility evaluation, they did not realize this first consultation ...
  • Dierks, Konstantin (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-09-23)
    I have been the principal investigator for an ongoing digital history project entitled “Globalization of the United States, 1789-1861.” As a trained historian I have had a steep learning curve in turning my historical ...
  • McDonald, Courtney Greene; Haines, Anne (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2015-09-09)
    Content strategy is an emerging area of expertise related to user experience design work, defined as “planning for the creation, delivery, and governance of useful, usable content.” This session will provide a brief overview ...

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