Project CHART: A Collaborative Digitization Initiative<br />Marina Kastan<br />Pratt SILS, Spring 2011<br />LIS 698: Pract...
Project Abstract<br />Project CHART is a three-year, IMLS-funded collaborative project that will allow participating insti...
Aspects of Work<br />Imaging <br />Scanning lantern slides on a flatbed scanner<br />Metadata creation and management<br /...
Cataloging<br />LCSH subject headings:<br />610: Plymouth Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)<br />610: E. & G.G. Hook (Firm...
Research<br />Caption on slide:<br />Bird’s eye view from building of Franklin Trust Company<br />Image courtesy of Brookl...
Research<br />Caption on slide: <br />Burning of Tabernacle <br />and Hotel Regent<br />Added note, based on my research:<...
Benefits of Collaboration<br />Richer collections and increased access for users<br />Opportunity to bring new users to a ...
Challenges of Collaboration<br />Interoperability <br />Software<br />Imaging and metadata standards<br />Rights and permi...
The Future<br />Currently still in the “back end” phase of the project<br />Once we reach the website phase, there will be...
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This presentation was prepared in the Spring of 2011 for a class at Pratt Institute in the School of Information and Library Science—LIS 698, Practicum and Seminar. It covers my participation in Project CHART, a collaborative digitization project.

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Project CHART: A Collaborative Digitization Intitiave

  1. 1. Project CHART: A Collaborative Digitization Initiative<br />Marina Kastan<br />Pratt SILS, Spring 2011<br />LIS 698: Practicum and Seminar<br />
  2. 2. Project Abstract<br />Project CHART is a three-year, IMLS-funded collaborative project that will allow participating institutions to digitize collections of unique historic images of Brooklyn and to create a joint website where these images will be accessible to the public.<br />Partners:<br />Brooklyn Museum<br />Brooklyn Historical Society<br />Brooklyn Public Library <br />
  3. 3. Aspects of Work<br />Imaging <br />Scanning lantern slides on a flatbed scanner<br />Metadata creation and management<br />CDWA Lite, crosswalk mapping to Dublin Core<br />Digital asset management <br />LUNA system<br />Cataloging<br /> Creation of MARC records using OCLC Connexion<br />Research<br />
  4. 4. Cataloging<br />LCSH subject headings:<br />610: Plymouth Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)<br />610: E. & G.G. Hook (Firm)<br />650: Organ (Musical instrument)—Pictorial works.<br />650: Church buildings—New York (State)—New York—Pictorial works.<br />650: Church buildings—Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)—Pictorial works.<br />651: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)—History.<br />651: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)—Pictorial works.<br />N.B. Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) as a direct geographic subdivision is a local, rather than LoC approved use<br />Brooklyn Museum Archives, Lantern Slide Collection<br />Organ of Plymouth Church, 1898<br />
  5. 5. Research<br />Caption on slide:<br />Bird’s eye view from building of Franklin Trust Company<br />Image courtesy of Brooklyn Museum Archives, Lantern Slide Collection<br />Added note, based on my research: 166 Montague Street. George L. Morse, architect. Built 1891. Was at the time one of the tallest buildings in Brooklyn. Visible in this image: Garfield Building (dark spire in foreground), Brooklyn Courthouse (domed building), 1878 Municipal Building (next to courthouse)—all demolished—and Brooklyn Borough Hall.<br />
  6. 6. Research<br />Caption on slide: <br />Burning of Tabernacle <br />and Hotel Regent<br />Added note, based on my research:<br />Greene Ave. and Clinton Ave. Thomas DeWitt Talmage built three churches, each of which was destroyed by fire. This image is of the third, which burned on May 13, 1894. Construction on the hotel had just been completed.<br />Image courtesy of Brooklyn Museum Archives, Lantern Slide Collection<br />
  7. 7. Benefits of Collaboration<br />Richer collections and increased access for users<br />Opportunity to bring new users to a collection<br />Better results through shared resources (human, and technical, equipment and experience) according to the strengths of each institution<br />Economic benefits<br />Funding opportunities <br />Economies of scale<br />Allows smaller institutions to get collections digitized and online<br />
  8. 8. Challenges of Collaboration<br />Interoperability <br />Software<br />Imaging and metadata standards<br />Rights and permissions<br />Differences in corporate culture, experience, vocabulary, understanding of institutional mission and goals<br />Communication<br />
  9. 9. The Future<br />Currently still in the “back end” phase of the project<br />Once we reach the website phase, there will be new issues to consider<br />How to market the collection<br />How to make it most useful to the public<br />How to design a site for a broad audience<br />Further opportunities for collaboration<br />
  10. 10. Project<br />collaborativedigitization.wordpress.com<br />

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