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A presentation of Birmingham Public Library's marketing efforts for the digital collections database. It was presented at the Alabama Solinet Users Group Meeting on March 14, 2008 at Jacksonville ...

A presentation of Birmingham Public Library's marketing efforts for the digital collections database. It was presented at the Alabama Solinet Users Group Meeting on March 14, 2008 at Jacksonville State University.

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  • Marketing Birmingham Public Library’s Digital Collections SOLINET User’s Group Meeting March 14, 2008 Melinda Shelton Birmingham Public Library
  • Birmingham Public Library
    • Hosted Site since 2004
    • Total number of items 5730
        • Photos 1405
        • Clippings 816
        • Maps 687
        • Documents 2462
        • Yearbooks 360
  • Collections
    • Photographs
    • Newspaper Clippings
    • Maps
    • Documents (books and pamphlets)
    • Yearbooks
  • How can we highlight and advertise our collections?
  • CONTENTdm Custom Queries and Results
    • Enables creation of custom Web interfaces and search options
    • Five types of queries available
      • Simple hyperlink
      • Drop-down list
      • Index box
      • Text box
      • Browse collection
  • Pushing Our Collections Out
    • Websites
    • Databases
    • Links
    • Social Software
  • Library Website
  • Subjects Highlighted Drop-down Custom Query Simple Hyperlink Custom Query
  • One Subject Web Page Custom Queries
  • Alabama Mosaic Database
  • Digital Collections and Content Database
    • --- Indexed in DCC due to partnership with Alabama Mosaic
  • Librarians’ Internet Index Database --- Submitted a request to be included
  • Civil Rights Digital Library Initiative Database
    • --- CRDLI contacted us to be a part of their online database
  • BHAM WIKI Links
  • Birmingham Rewound Website Links
  • Flickr Social Software
  • Blog social software
  • Results 11 February – 10 March 2008
    • 3,621 visits from 3,009 unique visitors
    • 35,407 page views
    • 53 countries
    • Google Analytics
  • Archives Department
    • 13.9% increase in number of in-house patrons
    • 40 staff hours answering email questions per month
    • 142,000 folders pulled 2007 (28% increase) 17% increase in 2006 7% increase in 2005 22% increase in 2004
  • Thank you!
    • www.slideshare.net/BirminghamPublicLibrary
    • Melinda Shelton Birmingham Public Library [email_address]