Video – Building a digital library at Simmons College

This video came out at the end of May last year.

Sixteen Students, Fourteen Weeks: Building a Digital Library Through Collaborative Learning

Kathyryn Thornhill, Simmons College
Emily Powers, Simmons College
Chelsea Gunn, Simmons College
Christina Tanguay, Simmons College

As featured during the “Querying the Library: Digitization and Its Impact” conference hosted by the James P. Adams Library at Rhode Island College on May 31, 2013. This segment includes a presentation by Kathryn Thornhill (GSLIS ’13) with colleagues Emily Powers, Chelsea Gunn, Christina Tanguay, and Emily Toner from Simmons College. This panel will discuss the creation of a digital library highlighting alumni scrapbooks from the Simmons College Archives. Topics covered will be the history and outcome of the project and the methods of digital library training and development, including digital preservation, rights management, metadata standards, and interdisciplinary teamwork. Watch the General Discussion #2 Video for the accompanying Q&A session.


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