Sharing the Truth: Creating a National Research Centre on Residential Schools Forum  The MOA Centre for Cultural Research
The Museum of Anthropology  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
MOA Renewal Project  <ul><li>“ Knowledge of one another and shared wisdom are essential to a true partnership of peoples.”...
MOA Renewal Projects – the building March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson D. Campion photo
MOA Renewal Projects – Multiversity gallery  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
Collections Research Enhancement Project  <ul><li>Dynamic workflow to ensure a responsive  system </li></ul><ul><li>78,000...
Collections access  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
Collections access - language March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
Collections access – expert knowledge  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson Donna Cranmer video d...
Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives  <ul><li>Library  </li></ul><ul><li>Open to all </li></ul><ul><li>Monday - Thur...
MOA Archives - Vickie Jensen and Jay Powell fonds March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson Vickie Jen...
Oral History and Language Lab  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson R.Yao photo <ul><li>Digital r...
Reciprocal Research Network  <ul><li>Co-developed by Musqueam Indian Band, the Stó:lō Nation/Tribal Council, the U’mista C...
Reciprocal Research Network contents <ul><li>So far:  </li></ul><ul><li>16 institutions contributing First Nations heritag...
RRN development process  <ul><li>3 year project  -  agile development process Open source tools -  Postgre SQL (database) ...
RRN sharing knowledge  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
National Research Centre <ul><li>What does our experience suggest for the National Research Centre? </li></ul><ul><li>Enga...
Residential school collections  March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research  Ann Stevenson
Thank you! <ul><li>Reciprocal Research Network (RRN) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rrnpilot.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>- Sign u...
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Ann Stevenson, Information Manager
UBC Museum of Anthropology, Vancouver

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  1. 1. Sharing the Truth: Creating a National Research Centre on Residential Schools Forum The MOA Centre for Cultural Research
  2. 2. The Museum of Anthropology March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  3. 3. MOA Renewal Project <ul><li>“ Knowledge of one another and shared wisdom are essential to a true partnership of peoples.” </li></ul><ul><li>REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON ABORIGINAL PEOPLES, 1996 </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  4. 4. MOA Renewal Projects – the building March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson D. Campion photo
  5. 5. MOA Renewal Projects – Multiversity gallery March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  6. 6. Collections Research Enhancement Project <ul><li>Dynamic workflow to ensure a responsive system </li></ul><ul><li>78,000 images for 33,000 objects </li></ul><ul><li>Created using best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Disseminated in public and research applications </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  7. 7. Collections access March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  8. 8. Collections access - language March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  9. 9. Collections access – expert knowledge March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson Donna Cranmer video discussing Kwakwaka’wakw weaving
  10. 10. Audrey & Harry Hawthorn Library & Archives <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Open to all </li></ul><ul><li>Monday - Thursday </li></ul><ul><li>Archives </li></ul><ul><li>By appointment </li></ul><ul><li>Access to collections technologies and UBC library resources </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson E. Padilla photo
  11. 11. MOA Archives - Vickie Jensen and Jay Powell fonds March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson Vickie Jensen photography collection 36,000 digital images
  12. 12. Oral History and Language Lab March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson R.Yao photo <ul><li>Digital recording </li></ul><ul><li>Sound booth </li></ul><ul><li>Media digitization </li></ul><ul><li>A / V editing </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reciprocal Research Network <ul><li>Co-developed by Musqueam Indian Band, the Stó:lō Nation/Tribal Council, the U’mista Cultural Society and the Museum of Anthropology </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  14. 14. Reciprocal Research Network contents <ul><li>So far: </li></ul><ul><li>16 institutions contributing First Nations heritage object information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>over 245,000 records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>over 160,000 photographs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>nearly 1,000 members </li></ul><ul><li>more than 1,000 discussions </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  15. 15. RRN development process <ul><li>3 year project - agile development process Open source tools - Postgre SQL (database) - Ruby on Rails (web framework) - Google maps - Github (collaborative development) - and more </li></ul><ul><li>Contribution / integration system - contributing institutions retain original data and media - information updates in original data or in RRN </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  16. 16. RRN sharing knowledge March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  17. 17. National Research Centre <ul><li>What does our experience suggest for the National Research Centre? </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with primary users </li></ul><ul><li>Build long term relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Bring people together to build a sustainable Centre </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  18. 18. Residential school collections March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson
  19. 19. Thank you! <ul><li>Reciprocal Research Network (RRN) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rrnpilot.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>- Sign up for an account </li></ul><ul><li>MOA website </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.moa.ubc.ca/collection-online / </li></ul><ul><li>- search the collections </li></ul><ul><li>Ann Stevenson </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] - contact me </li></ul>March 3, 2011 MOA Centre for Cultural Research Ann Stevenson

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