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NHAG presentation september 2012

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NHAG presentation september 2012

  1. 1. Virtual Exhibitson a Small Budget NHAG - September 2012 Bobbi Lee Slossar
  2. 2. Why digital exhibits?
  3. 3. Why digital exhibits? Bring history to the people
  4. 4. Why digital exhibits? Bring history to the people Protect the materials from being handled
  5. 5. Examples
  6. 6. Chicago Public Library ContentDM
  7. 7. Viewing documents ContentDM
  8. 8. ContentDM
  9. 9. What they have......that you might not have.
  10. 10. What they have......that you might not have. Money!
  11. 11. Free is great...
  12. 12. More Examples
  13. 13. Omeka
  14. 14. Omeka
  15. 15. Sites Using Omeka
  16. 16. What they might have...Staff with tech skills
  17. 17. Beware of “Free...”
  18. 18. ...unless it’s free & easy!
  19. 19. Low-budget Examples
  20. 20. Flickr
  21. 21. Blogger
  22. 22. Considerations
  23. 23. ConsiderationsEvaluate your collection
  24. 24. ConsiderationsEvaluate your collectionThink of your audience
  25. 25. ConsiderationsEvaluate your collectionThink of your audienceWho will be doing the work?
  26. 26. ElementsThe collection must:Be organized by category/tagInclude information about the scope of thematerialsInclude information about the institution
  27. 27. Salisbury NH History Site
  28. 28. ResourcesExpensive digital library software: ContentDMFree software that requires some tech skills/staff: WordPress.org, OmekaFree software that requires very little setup:WordPress.com, Blogger
  29. 29. ResourcesCustom domain name: approximately $15/yearSelf-hosted website (WordPress.org, Omeka):approximately $120/yearAdditional storage space on hosted website(WordPress.com, Blogger): $2.49/month andup (25 GB)
  30. 30. Software ResourcesOptical Character Recognition (OCR) software:$100 and up (Abbyy)Online editing software to crop images: Free(Picmonkey.com)
  31. 31. I Recommend:Choosing a small, interesting collectionDiscussing image sharing policyScanning the itemsBacking up the images
  32. 32. I recommend...Starting easySelecting a hosted website, like Blogger (youcan always move your content later)Keeping your images backed up in a variety ofways (USB hard drives, online storageaccounts)
  33. 33. Contact:Bobbi Lee SlossarTechnology Resources LibrarianNew Hampshire State LibraryBobbiLee.Slossar@dcr.nh.gov

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