HU Libraries/CETLA Teaching with Archives 2008

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  • 1. Teaching with Digital Archives CETLA | IL09 Alliah Humber, HU Libraries Spring 2010
  • 2. Overview
      • What are Digital Archives?
      • Information Formats
      • Types of information
      • Digital Archive Sites
  • 3. Workshop Goals
      • To provide participants with the information resources pertinent to their subject area of focus
      • To enable participates to select, locate, access, retrieve, evaluate, organize, and preserve information
      • To provide hands-on practice with a variety of database search interfaces and management tools
  • 4. Digital archives:
    • preserve and provide access to the electronic archival records
    • comprise of digitized images of historical records ranging from paper-based materials to analog media
    • have records that are born-digitally
    • designed with the user in mind
    • increase access to special collections!
  • 5. Types of Information (digitized)
      • birth, marriage, death records
      • ephemera
      • photographs
      • broadsides
      • carte-de-visitas
      • news clippings
      • Objects
      • military records
      • Correspondences
      • Television programs
      • Audio recordings
      • Etc…
  • 6. Types of Digital Archives
      • Government 
        • State Archives / County / Local Archives
        • State Libraries / Special Collections
        • State Historical Societies / Museum
      • Academic
        • University Libraries / Special Collections
        • Archives / Special Collections
        • Institutional Respositories
      •   Non-profit
        • Foundations,
        • organizations, Institutes
      • Open Web Objects/Units
  • 7. @ HU Moorland Spingarn Research Center
  • 8. @ Howard http://www.howard.edu/library
      • African American Biographical Database
      • Black Drama
      • International Index to Black Periodicals
      • Accessible Archives
      • LexisNexis
      • Ethnic News Watch
      • JSTOR | ProjectMuse
  • 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. SIRIS-Smithsonian Institution Research Information System
  • 11. NYPL Digital Gallery | Results -
  • 12. National Archives
  • 13. African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship
  • 14. USC Digital Library
  • 15. Virginia Memory
  • 16. African Online Digital Library - Portal Page
  • 17. Detroit Public Television's American Black Journal
  • 18. "Dealin'" with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti
  • 19. Odetta Gordon performs "Give Me Your Hand"
  • 20. Brandeis Institutional Repository - Home
  • 21. [email_address] : A feminist perspective on environmental ethics: Carol Gilligan, Val Plumwood , the effects of the sexual revolution, daycare vs. parental care, Wendell Berry The Unsettling of America
  • 22. Journal E: Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
  • 23. The Fort Scott Tribune - Google News Archive Search
  • 24. Sophie Tucker Receives Honor from Noble Sissle - Jet Magazine, November 26, 1953 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
  • 25. Questions? Comments? [email_address]