NEPA Library Camp 09 Archives


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NEPA Library Camp '09: Surviving and Thriving took place on May 28, 2009 at the Marywood University in Dunmore, PA.

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NEPA Library Camp 09 Archives

  1. 1. Archives 2.0: Connecting the Past to the Future Dani Vaughn-Tucker Misericordia University NEPA Library Camp ‘09 Archives
  2. 2. What is an Archives? <ul><li>A place in which public records or historical documents are preserved; also : the material preserved – often used in plural </li></ul><ul><li>A repository or collection especially of information </li></ul><ul><li>- Merriam-Webster Online </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>Refers to what was perceived as a second generation of web development and web design. It is characterized as facilitating communication, information sharing, interoperability, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. It has led to the development and evolution of web-based communities, hosted services, and web applications. Examples include social-networking sites, video-sharing sites, wikis, blogs and folksonomies. </li></ul><ul><li>- Wikipedia </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Archives 2.0? <ul><li>“ Mashing” of Web 2.0 technologies with old school archival techniques to increase access to and the usability of materials within the archives. </li></ul><ul><li>- Yours truly, Dani </li></ul>
  5. 5. How Did the Web Change the Archives? <ul><li>“ Changes in providing user services” – Russell James, CA </li></ul><ul><li>“ Online finding aids” – Archivista </li></ul><ul><li>“ Change in the definition of gatekeeper” – Susan Hamson </li></ul><ul><li>“ It didn’t” – Wragge </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul>
  6. 6. All the Cool Kids are Doing It <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ArchivesBlogs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coca-Cola Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Galt Museum and Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sister Mary Carmel McGarigle Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archives Hub Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archivists Twibe </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. But If They Jumped Off a Bridge… <ul><li>Should we take a wait and see approach? </li></ul><ul><li>Does ROI count for anything? </li></ul>
  8. 8. What are Some Potential Benefits? <ul><li>Or I feel the love…. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What are Some Potential Problems? <ul><li>Or cry me a river…. </li></ul>
  10. 10. For More Information <ul><li>Archives 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Archives 2.0 – If We Build It, Will They Come? </li></ul><ul><li>Archives 2.0 Conference Report </li></ul><ul><li>What Library 2.0 can teach Archives 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Archives 2.0: Harnessing User Energy </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions? Want to Continue the Conversation? Dani Vaughn-Tucker [email_address] 570.674.6420 @ curiouschild
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