Digital Library Brown Bag Series

 

Recent Submissions

  • Nay, Leanne (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2017-04-19)
    In recent years, the “maker movement” has gained serious traction in higher education. Makerspaces, fab labs, and hackerspaces are popping up in universities and libraries around the world, including Indiana University. ...
  • Mellon, Mary; Menzies, Luke (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2017-02-15)
    Recently the IU Libraries has seen major progress in managing born digital materials within some of the special collections units. The Born Digital Preservation Lab, established in January 2016, has been developing workflows ...
  • Chapman, Katie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2017-03-22)
    The Troubadour Melodies Database is a Drupal-platform site that includes basic information about and transcriptions of the extant troubadour melodies as they are found in the 13th-14th century manuscripts preserving the ...
  • Ponella, Philip; Whitaker, Maria (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2017-03-29)
    Until recently, the Variations Digital Music Library provided online access to approximately 30,000 selected recordings and scores from the Indiana University Cook Music Library. First implemented in 1996 with support from ...
  • Cowan, William; Homenda, Nicholas (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2017-02-01)
    The IU Libraries have a long history of delivering access to digital musical scores beginning with the Variations project in 1997. In 2014, the IU and IUPUI Libraries began work on a collaborative project to develop a new ...
  • Kelly, Heidi (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-11-16)
    Building on the conceptual framework of her DLBB presentation from the spring, Heidi Dowding will present a more in-depth look at digital preservation in 2016. She will discuss current state-of-the-art projects like ...
  • Cline, Nicholae; Nay, Leanne (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-11-30)
    The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) provides research support for the growing corpus of over fourteen million volumes in the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) through a suite of tools for text analysis. This session will ...
  • Casey, Michael; Dapuzzo, Andrew (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-09-21)
    Audiovisual archivists agree that media holdings must be transferred to the digital domain as soon as possible in order to survive. Because this work requires significant resources, it must be conducted as efficiently as ...
  • 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, ...

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