LIS590DIL: Emily Barney, Laura Chu, Dawn Youngblood
Rescuing a forgotten collection: <ul><ul><li>100 photographs, organized by the photographer with descriptions </li></ul></...
<ul><ul><li>Digitization Workflow - best practices, tech setup, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What makes this a library?...
Links for Slide 3: <ul><ul><li>Scanning Workflow:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://590wwiiproject.pbworks.com/Scanni...
Flickr Groups <ul><ul><ul><li>flickr groups are listed at the bottom of our profile: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><...
Fitting it together: Metadata <ul><ul><li>Extract original information (descriptive & informational data) </li></ul></ul><...
Links for Slide 6: <ul><ul><li>Introduction to Dublin Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/resources/...
Configuring Greenstone - Editing Files <ul><ul><li>TIFF to JPG (size reduction for server & display on digital library) </...
Configuring Greenstone – Links <ul><ul><li>Index options - what will people want first? what should we group? </li></ul></...
<ul><ul><li>Nagasaki Occupation  Map  (on flickr) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effect of Atomic Bombs o...
<ul><li>What was happening in the war? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Chronology of the United States Marine ...
Q&A: Photo Lab Evidence photo stamped CARHART'S &quot;High Hat&quot; Panel Art Prints  (on back) photo found on e-bay from...
<ul><li>see  US Navy Maps of  Sasebo ,  Omura , and  Nagasaki  ( not  based on our photos) </li></ul>Q&A: Were the photos ...
Q&A: What was he doing? Photo #014 Photo #015 Photo #019 &quot;On 23 September, as most of the remaining elements of the 5...
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WWII Japan Digital Library

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find the photos on our flickr set here:
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find more information about our project here:
http://590wwiiproject.pbworks.com/

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  • The Greenstone Digital Library that we created for our class project has been taken down, but the source images are still available on my work flickr account here:
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    You can find links to more of the documents mentioned in the slideshow and other information about our project here: http://590wwiiproject.pbworks.com/
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WWII Japan Digital Library

  1. 1. LIS590DIL: Emily Barney, Laura Chu, Dawn Youngblood
  2. 2. Rescuing a forgotten collection: <ul><ul><li>100 photographs, organized by the photographer with descriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All 4&quot;x5&quot;, sequentially numbered and stored in archival sleeves </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Part of an independent collection acquired in the 1980s </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Digitization Workflow - best practices, tech setup, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What makes this a library? -  scope, contextualizing documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What else do we need to know? - copyright, etc. </li></ul></ul>&quot;Collection Development&quot;
  4. 4. Links for Slide 3: <ul><ul><li>Scanning Workflow:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://590wwiiproject.pbworks.com/Scanning-Progress </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitization Best Practices:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/inside/CCDLScanningBestPractices.pdf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Flickr Set: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/dtclibrary/sets/72157608375440129/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contextual Research:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://590wwiiproject.pbworks.com/Japan+Photos+-+Contextual+Research </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Flickr Groups <ul><ul><ul><li>flickr groups are listed at the bottom of our profile: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.flickr.com/people/dtclibrary / </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Fitting it together: Metadata <ul><ul><li>Extract original information (descriptive & informational data) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine a metadata schema (Dublin Core) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine metadata terms (LOC TGM I & II) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Links for Slide 6: <ul><ul><li>Introduction to Dublin Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://dublincore.org/resources/training/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library of Congress Thesaurus of Graphic Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/tgm1/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We used Greenstone (an open source product) for this student project. More information about it here: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.greenstone.org/   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content DM is another common digital library program. You can find more information about it here: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oclc.org/contentdm/overview/default.htm </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Configuring Greenstone - Editing Files <ul><ul><li>TIFF to JPG (size reduction for server & display on digital library) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>some photoshopping for contrast & clarity & removing discoloration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Original TIFF files retained along with TIFFs of edited versions for archives </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Configuring Greenstone – Links <ul><ul><li>Index options - what will people want first? what should we group? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Linking across documents - subjects, series, & related items </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>Nagasaki Occupation Map (on flickr) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effect of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki   (U.S. government document) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photos of Nagasaki Bomb Damage  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>     (link removed) </li></ul>A Short Tour: Nagasaki After the War NOTE: I've revised these links to go to the original sources - our student installation has been taken down from the school server and backed up for now.
  11. 11. <ul><li>What was happening in the war? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Chronology of the United States Marine Corps 1935-1946 by Carolyn A. Tyson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Information War in the Pacific, 1945 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government Propaganda Posters  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The end of the war in the Pacific : surrender documents in facsimile  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What was the photographer doing? </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Securing the Surrender: Marines in the Occupation of Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The United States Marines in the Occupation of Japan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History of the U.S. Marine Corps Operations in World War II, Vol. V: Victory and Occupation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>More Contextual Information: NOTE: I've revised these links to go to the original sources - our student installation has been taken down from the school server and backed up for later use.
  12. 12. Q&A: Photo Lab Evidence photo stamped CARHART'S &quot;High Hat&quot; Panel Art Prints  (on back) photo found on e-bay from  that year, same stamp
  13. 13. <ul><li>see  US Navy Maps of Sasebo , Omura , and Nagasaki  ( not based on our photos) </li></ul>Q&A: Were the photos gov't work?
  14. 14. Q&A: What was he doing? Photo #014 Photo #015 Photo #019 &quot;On 23 September, as most of the remaining elements of the 5th Division landed and General Bourke set up his command post ashore, sanitary squads prepared billeting areas and patrols started probing the immediate countryside. Company C, 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, was sent by amphibian trucks to Omura, about 22 miles southeast of Sasebo, to establish a security guard over the aircraft assembly facilities and repair 2 training base &quot;to prevent further looting by Japs.&quot; Omura's 5,000 by 4,000 foot, &quot;cow-pasture variety&quot; airfield had been selected as the base of Marine air operations in southern Japan.“ - Securing the Surrender: Marines in the Occupation of Japan

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