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Building Without Adobe: Transforming Your Digital Collections with Free and/or Open Source Tools

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Presentation given at the Toronto-Ryerson-York Universities Libraries Conference (TRY2014) by Sara Allain and Sarah Forbes.

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Building Without Adobe: Transforming Your Digital Collections with Free and/or Open Source Tools

  1. 1. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/ 1/1 Building Without Adobe Transforming Your Digital Collections with Free and/or Open Source Tools SaraAllain,SpecialCollectionsLibrarian/ SarahForbes,ScholarlyCommunicationsLibrarian/ DigitalScholarshipUnit,UTSCLibrary/ @archivalistic @4bes @digitalutsc
  2. 2. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/1 1/1 Our goals today Reflecton UofT's move towards open source Talk aboutwhywe use F/OSS Introduce you to afew tools Discuss!
  3. 3. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/2 1/1 Open source at UofT Publishingplatforms: , Librarywebsite: Repositoryspaces: , OJS OCS Drupal DSpace Islandora
  4. 4. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/3 1/1 Why we use F/OSS Licenses forPhotoshop +Illustrator+Dreamweaver=$1700 (that'showmuchitcoststoemployaGSLAfor77hours!) Dissemination ofworkspaces/freedom ofmovement Formats are open and malleable
  5. 5. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/4 1/1 Photoshop replacement Free and open source Suite ofcommand-line image manipulation tools Converts,resizes,reformats,crops,adjusts colours... Can be used in the command line orthrough auserinterface ImageMagick
  6. 6. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/4/1 1/1
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  8. 8. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/4/3 1/1
  9. 9. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/5 1/1  &  Photoshop & Illustrator replacements Both free and open source Non-proprietaryimage formats Supportlayers,vectors,and otheradvanced formatting GIMP Inkscape
  10. 10. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/5/1 1/1
  11. 11. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/5/2 1/1
  12. 12. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/6 1/1 Dreamweaver replacement Notopen source,butitis free! Write XML,Dublin Core,MODS,python,etc... Supportforsnippets,macros,and otherhelpful features Extensions and plug-ins developed bythe community Sublime Text
  13. 13. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/6/1 1/1
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  15. 15. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/7 1/1 Best practices Supports agile workflows Everystaffmembercan have all the tools theyneed,wherever theyare No version concerns -upgrades are free! Non-proprietaryformats easierto migrate in the future Strongusercommunities =strongsupportsystem Chance to give back to the community!
  16. 16. 5/6/2014 Building Without Adobe: FOSS for Digital Curation file:///Users/sallain/Desktop/reveal.js/index.html#/8 1/1 Discussion SaraAllain,SpecialCollectionsLibrarian/ SarahForbes,ScholarlyCommunicationsLibrarian/ DigitalScholarshipUnit,UTSCLibrary/ @archivalistic @4bes @digitalutsc

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