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PORTALS FOR PROMOTING  USEFUL KNOWLEDGE : APS SUBJECT GUIDES Michael Miller American Philosophical Society 22 October 2011
APS LIBRARY WEBSITE
EAD FINDING AIDS
KOHA
CONTENTDM
AEON
WHY SUBJECT GUIDES? <ul><li>Means of introduction to a manuscript library </li></ul><ul><li>Improves access to collections...
FROM PRINTED GUIDES TO TEXT ON A WEB
HTML SUBJECT GUIDES
OCR ERROR
MODERNIZING THE GUIDES
EXTENSIBLE TEXT FRAMEWORK (XTF)
UTILIZING ARCHIVISTS’ TOOLKIT
INTEGRATING GUIDES IN TO FINDING AIDS
IMPROVING METADATA FORMAT, CONTENT <ul><li>Dublin Core </li></ul><ul><li>LC & DACS </li></ul>
A LOOK AT THE NEW GUIDES…
ANTHROPOLOGY
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
QUANTUM PHYSICS
GENETICS
GENETICS – SUBJECT CORRECTIONS <ul><li>Before… </li></ul><ul><li>After… </li></ul>
NATIVE AMERICAN – CALL NUMBERS <ul><li>Before… </li></ul><ul><li>After… </li></ul>
NATIVE AMERICAN – FACETS
NATIVE AMERICAN – BIBLIOGRAPHY
EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY
EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY – SPLASH PAGE
CONCLUDING REMARKS…
SUBJECT GUIDE AS A PORTAL
FIN
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  1. 1. PORTALS FOR PROMOTING USEFUL KNOWLEDGE : APS SUBJECT GUIDES Michael Miller American Philosophical Society 22 October 2011
  2. 2. APS LIBRARY WEBSITE
  3. 3. EAD FINDING AIDS
  4. 4. KOHA
  5. 5. CONTENTDM
  6. 6. AEON
  7. 7. WHY SUBJECT GUIDES? <ul><li>Means of introduction to a manuscript library </li></ul><ul><li>Improves access to collections </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights important collections </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages browsing in a closed-stack environment </li></ul><ul><li>Least effort </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful searching tool </li></ul>
  8. 8. FROM PRINTED GUIDES TO TEXT ON A WEB
  9. 9. HTML SUBJECT GUIDES
  10. 10. OCR ERROR
  11. 11. MODERNIZING THE GUIDES
  12. 12. EXTENSIBLE TEXT FRAMEWORK (XTF)
  13. 13. UTILIZING ARCHIVISTS’ TOOLKIT
  14. 14. INTEGRATING GUIDES IN TO FINDING AIDS
  15. 15. IMPROVING METADATA FORMAT, CONTENT <ul><li>Dublin Core </li></ul><ul><li>LC & DACS </li></ul>
  16. 16. A LOOK AT THE NEW GUIDES…
  17. 17. ANTHROPOLOGY
  18. 18. AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
  19. 19. QUANTUM PHYSICS
  20. 20. GENETICS
  21. 21. GENETICS – SUBJECT CORRECTIONS <ul><li>Before… </li></ul><ul><li>After… </li></ul>
  22. 22. NATIVE AMERICAN – CALL NUMBERS <ul><li>Before… </li></ul><ul><li>After… </li></ul>
  23. 23. NATIVE AMERICAN – FACETS
  24. 24. NATIVE AMERICAN – BIBLIOGRAPHY
  25. 25. EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY
  26. 26. EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY – SPLASH PAGE
  27. 27. CONCLUDING REMARKS…
  28. 28. SUBJECT GUIDE AS A PORTAL
  29. 29. FIN
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