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Digitizing San Antonio’s LGBTQ publications: A Portal to the City’s Queer Past
Too often in the past, records of gay, lesbian, and transgender persons have been discarded or destroyed sending important filaments of history into the trash bin of time. Fortunately, queer publications that survive provide ...
Digitizing the Fred Fehl Dance Collection
The Harry Ransom Center’s performing arts department holds two vast collections of photographs by Fred Fehl—a prolific mid-twentieth century photographer of theater and dance based mainly in New York City. The Fred Fehl ...
Digital Collections in a Small Archives: Using Google Services to Help Present and Promote An Oral History Project
Providing online access to media collections, such as oral histories, can be challenging to do well, particularly for smaller institutions with limited resources. This presentation will focus on a recently completed project ...
Transforming Access to Texts with 18thConnect and TypeWright
18thConnect is a digital aggregator and virtual research environment (VRE) for eighteenth-century researchers. As part of a larger community of VRE’s, all organized under the Advanced Research Consortium (ARC) and based ...
Providing a Spatial Context for Library and Archival Collections: Mapping Historic Aggieland
Libraries and archives have large collections of historic maps and photos. Creative digital exhibits allow users a unique framework to these collections, with mapping platforms providing a spatial context to collections ...
Being an 'a11y': Increasing Accessibility in Born Digital Preservation
In the past few years, archivists and librarians have grappled with issues associated with the long term preservation of born digital materials. Are we considering the needs of people with disabilities when preserving these ...