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  • User interaction: commenting, usability, volunteers Print Services: how to simplify, use Creative Commons to govern use, establish common pricing Enhance images (zoom and watermarks)
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    1. 1. digital libraries and curricula support digitalforsyth.org learnnc.org
    2. 2. digitalforsyth.org <ul><li>Overview and history </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative digital libraries and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration with educators </li></ul>
    3. 3. digitalforsyth.org - overview <ul><li>15,000 Digital images </li></ul><ul><li>Partners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Winston Salem State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forsyth County Public Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wake Forest University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential year 3 partner – Old Salem </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LSTA Grant funded through NCEcho </li></ul>
    4. 4. digitalforsyth.org - Overview <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Through digitization, Digital Forsyth, a collaboration of cultural heritage institutions in Forsyth County, North Carolina, facilitates access to cultural, historical and scientific heritage photograph collections, thereby increasing interest in and knowledge of the past and informing future generations. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Users will turn to Digital Forsyth as the definitive online repository of cultural heritage resources held by Forsyth County institutions. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Collaborative digital libraries
    6. 6. Faceted Classification <ul><li>Semi-hierarchical </li></ul>Tag-Clouds
    7. 7. Examples <ul><li>Flickr and the public domain </li></ul><ul><li>The Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>LearnNC </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Forsyth </li></ul>
    8. 8. Skills and the curriculum <ul><li>Information and research </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ The learner will EXPLORE and USE research processes to meet information needs ( Curriculum )” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ The learner will use a variety of technologies to access, analyze, interpret, synthesize, apply, and communicate information ( Curriculum ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Content area </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ The learner will recognize how technology influences change within North Carolina ( Curriculum )” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ The learner will evaluate the impact of political, economic, social, and technological changes on life in North Carolina ( Curriculum )” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Integration </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Arts, technology, information skills </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. RJR strike of 1947 <ul><li>Protest Photographs </li></ul>
    10. 10. Romance of transportation <ul><li>Parade photographs </li></ul>
    11. 11. Digital Forsyth - Looking Forward <ul><li>Community contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Educator collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced images ( zoom and watermark ) </li></ul><ul><li>Additional partners </li></ul>
    12. 12. Contact Information <ul><li>Melissa Thibault [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Erik Mitchell [email_address] </li></ul>

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