HU Libraries/CETLA Teaching with Archives 2008

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  • HU Libraries/CETLA Teaching with Archives 2008

    1. 1. Teaching with Digital Archives CETLA | IL09 Alliah Humber, HU Libraries Spring 2010
    2. 2. Overview <ul><ul><li>What are Digital Archives? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Archive Sites </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Workshop Goals <ul><ul><li>To provide participants with the information resources pertinent to their subject area of focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To enable participates to select, locate, access, retrieve, evaluate, organize, and preserve information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide hands-on practice with a variety of database search interfaces and management tools </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Digital archives: <ul><li>preserve and provide access to the electronic archival records </li></ul><ul><li>comprise of digitized images of historical records ranging from paper-based materials to analog media </li></ul><ul><li>have records that are born-digitally </li></ul><ul><li>designed with the user in mind </li></ul><ul><li>increase access to special collections! </li></ul>
    5. 5. Types of Information (digitized) <ul><ul><li>birth, marriage, death records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ephemera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>broadsides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>carte-de-visitas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>news clippings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Objects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>military records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Correspondences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Television programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio recordings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Etc… </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Types of Digital Archives <ul><ul><li>Government  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Archives / County / Local Archives </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Libraries / Special Collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Historical Societies / Museum </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>University Libraries / Special Collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Archives / Special Collections </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Institutional Respositories </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Non-profit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Foundations, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>organizations, Institutes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open Web Objects/Units </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. @ HU Moorland Spingarn Research Center
    8. 8. @ Howard http://www.howard.edu/library <ul><ul><li>African American Biographical Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Black Drama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Index to Black Periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LexisNexis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethnic News Watch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JSTOR | ProjectMuse </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. #1place to search /discover collections WorldCat maintains a collection of over 50,000 libraries including Howard University. It is considered the world's largest network of library content and services.    www.worldcat.org
    10. 10. SIRIS-Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
    11. 11. NYPL Digital Gallery | Results -
    12. 12. National Archives
    13. 13. African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
    14. 14. USC Digital Library
    15. 15. Virginia Memory
    16. 16. African Online Digital Library - Portal Page
    17. 17. Detroit Public Television's American Black Journal
    18. 18. &quot;Dealin'&quot; with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti
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    20. 20. Brandeis Institutional Repository - Home
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    22. 22. Journal E: Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
    23. 23. The Fort Scott Tribune - Google News Archive Search
    24. 24. Sophie Tucker Receives Honor from Noble Sissle - Jet Magazine, November 26, 1953 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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