Intro to CNY Heritage - updated


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An updated and shorter version for a brief presentation at Fayetteville Free Library's staff development day, October 12, 2009.

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  • The CLRC Digitization committee includes representatives from all five partners.
  • Intro to CNY Heritage - updated

    1. 1. INTRODUCING CENTRAL NEW YORK HERITAGE HTTP://CNYHERITAGE.ORG Bradley Shipps, Fayetteville Free Library, October 12, 2009
    2. 2. What is CNY Heritage? <ul><li>CNY Heritage is a digital repository dedicated to the cultural heritage of Onondaga, Oneida, Madison and Herkimer counties in upstate New York. </li></ul><ul><li>More info: </li></ul>
    3. 3. The Partnership CNYH is brought to you by a partnership of The Central New York Library Resources Council (CLRC), Fayetteville Free Library (FFL), Liverpool Public Library (LPL), and Syracuse University Library (SUL).
    4. 4. FFL’s Pilot Projects <ul><li>Almquist Green Lakes Collection Arvin H. Almquist, pictured at right, was the original park superintendent of Green Lakes State Park. Almquist documented construction of the park’s roads, buildings, swimming and parking areas, and golf course. The photos depict the lives of the Civilian Conservation Corps workers who constructed these facilities. The photos were digitized by Almquist’s son, Richard, who grew up on park property. Of approximately 260 images, 120 have been uploaded to CNY Heritage. </li></ul>Almquist Green Lakes Collection, Fayetteville Free Library,132
    5. 5. FFL’s Pilot Projects <ul><li>The Proposed Green Lakes State Park by Henry R. Francis </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation album presented at a luncheon held on February 1, 1924 to discuss creating a new state park in CNY. Includes maps and photos of the proposed site. Digitized with permission of the author’s family. </li></ul>Green Lakes Collection, Fayetteville Free Library,154
    6. 6. FFL’s Pilot Projects <ul><li>Five photographs taken by Dr. Arthur Rood during the August 22, 1894 Farmers Day picnic at Green Lake in Fayetteville, NY (present-day Green Lakes State Park). </li></ul>Green Lakes Collection, Fayetteville Free Library,,181
    7. 7. LPL’s Pilot Projects <ul><li>Fred R. Wolcott Photographic Collection Fred R. Wolcott (1862-1946) was a photographer who worked in the Syracuse area. Over a time span of 15 years near the turn of the twentieth century, he took photographs that illustrate the social lives and customs of the Onondaga Nation in Central New York, and also the salt industry. The photographs illustrate people and activities important to the culture and development of Central New York. </li></ul>Fred R. Wolcott Photographic Collection, Liverpool Public Library,33
    8. 8. LPL’s Pilot Projects <ul><li>Crawford Collection Toby Crawford was a Liverpool native who loved to collect historic photographs from various sources. The online collection includes scans of glass plate negatives and photographic prints from George “Waxy” Miller and James T. Rogers taken during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Both gentlemen were professional photographers with studios in Liverpool. </li></ul>Crawford Collection, Liverpool Public Library,130
    9. 9. LPLs Pilot Projects <ul><li>Schuelke Collection (coming soon) Ted Schuelke was a Liverpool, New York resident. His photograph collection is comprised of pictures taken in the immediate Liverpool area and in the Adirondacks. Many of the photographs record the Village of Liverpool during the early 1920s; others document Liverpool's salt and willow industries. There are also photographs of the areas surrounding Onondaga Lake, the Oswego Canal, Mud Lock, and the projects undertaken by the Work Relief Bureau under the leadership of Liverpool banker, Crandall Melvin Sr. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Tour of CNY Heritage Simple Search Help Browse
    11. 11. Simple Object Reference URL
    12. 12. Favorites
    13. 13. Behind the Scenes at FFL <ul><li>Digi1 Workstation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Epson Perfection V750 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External hard drive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Digitization Interns </li></ul><ul><li>DigiWiki </li></ul>
    14. 14. Permissions and Requests <ul><li>Contact info in each record refers users to the library’s gmail account. </li></ul><ul><li>Requests for images will be handled based on the permissions for that object or collection. </li></ul><ul><li>Forms on S drive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Duplication Request Form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request to Publish or Display Form </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. What’s next? <ul><li>For the partnership: </li></ul><ul><li>Refining the user interface </li></ul><ul><li>Collection-level descriptions and browsing </li></ul><ul><li>Training for new contributing organizations </li></ul><ul><li>For FFL: </li></ul><ul><li>FFL’s Green Lakes Web Portal </li></ul><ul><li>New intern and collections – Women of Fayetteville </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting new contributing organizations </li></ul>
    16. 16. New York 3R’s Digital Projects <ul><li>CDLC </li></ul><ul><li>LILRC </li></ul><ul><li>MNYLC and </li></ul><ul><li>NNYLN </li></ul><ul><li>RRLC </li></ul><ul><li>SENYLRC </li></ul><ul><li>SCRLC </li></ul><ul><li>WNYLRC </li></ul><ul><li>New York Heritage (aggregator) </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Slides will be on </li></ul>THANK YOU!