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Humber Teaching With Archives

  1. 1. Teaching with Digital Archives<br />CETLA | IL09 <br />Alliah Humber, HU Libraries<br />Spring 2010<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br /><ul><li>What are Digital Archives?
  3. 3. Information Formats
  4. 4. Types of information
  5. 5. Digital Archive Sites</li></li></ul><li>Workshop Goals <br /><ul><li>To provide participants with the information resources pertinent to their subject area of focus
  6. 6. To enable participates to select, locate, access, retrieve, evaluate, organize, and preserve information
  7. 7. To provide hands-on practice with a variety of database search interfaces and management tools</li></li></ul><li>Digital archives:<br /><ul><li>preserve and provide access to the electronic archival records
  8. 8. comprise of digitized images of historical records ranging from paper-based materials to analog media
  9. 9. have records that are born-digitally
  10. 10. designed with the user in mind
  11. 11. increase access to special collections!</li></li></ul><li>Types of Information (digitized)<br /><ul><li>birth, marriage, death records
  12. 12. ephemera
  13. 13. photographs
  14. 14. broadsides
  15. 15. carte-de-visitas
  16. 16. news clippings
  17. 17. Objects
  18. 18. military records
  19. 19. Correspondences
  20. 20. Television programs
  21. 21. Audio recordings
  22. 22. Etc…</li></li></ul><li>Types of Digital Archives<br /><ul><li>Government 
  23. 23. State Archives / County / Local Archives
  24. 24. State Libraries / Special Collections
  25. 25. State Historical Societies / Museum
  26. 26. Academic
  27. 27. University Libraries / Special Collections
  28. 28. Archives / Special Collections
  29. 29. Institutional Respositories
  30. 30.  Non-profit
  31. 31. Foundations,
  32. 32. organizations, Institutes
  33. 33. Open Web Objects/Units</li></li></ul><li>@ HUMoorland Spingarn Research Center <br />
  34. 34. @ Howard http://www.howard.edu/library<br /><ul><li>African American Biographical Database
  35. 35. Black Drama
  36. 36. International Index to Black Periodicals
  37. 37. Accessible Archives
  38. 38. LexisNexis
  39. 39. Ethnic News Watch
  40. 40. JSTOR | ProjectMuse</li></li></ul><li>#1place to search /discover collections <br />WorldCat maintains a collection of over 50,000 libraries including Howard University. It is considered the world's largest network of library content and services. <br /> <br />www.worldcat.org <br />
  41. 41. SIRIS-Smithsonian Institution Research Information System<br />
  42. 42. NYPL Digital Gallery | Results -<br />
  43. 43. National Archives<br />
  44. 44. African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship<br />
  45. 45. USC Digital Library<br />
  46. 46. Virginia Memory<br />
  47. 47. African Online Digital Library - Portal Page<br />
  48. 48. Detroit Public Television's American Black Journal<br />
  49. 49. "Dealin'" with poet and Pan African supporter Haki Madhubuti<br />
  50. 50. Odetta Gordon performs "Give Me Your Hand"<br />
  51. 51. Brandeis Institutional Repository - Home<br />
  52. 52. eCommons@Cornell: A feminist perspective on environmental ethics: Carol Gilligan, Val Plumwood, the effects of the sexual revolution, daycare vs. parental care, Wendell Berry The Unsettling of America<br />
  53. 53. Journal E: Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America<br />
  54. 54. The Fort Scott Tribune - Google News Archive Search<br />
  55. 55. Sophie Tucker Receives Honor from Noble Sissle - Jet Magazine, November 26, 1953 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!<br />
  56. 56. Questions? Comments?<br />ahumber@howard.edu<br />

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