347. Acknowledging Boundary Conditions: Opening the Black Box of Creating Access to Digitized Collections
3:30–4:45 p.m., 405, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the forum TM Libraries and Research
Presiding: Brian Rosenblum, Univ. of Kansas Libraries
Speakers: Hannah Alpert-Abrams, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Rachel Buurma, Swarthmore Coll.; Amy Earhart, Texas A&M Univ., College Station; Amanda Licastro, Stevenson Univ.; Shannon Mattern, New School; Dot Porter, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Creating access to collections through digitization shapes scholarship and teaching. Panelists open the black box of digitization workflows by discussing how collections are selected for digitization; the process of creating OCR (optical character recognition) transcripts, databases, and metadata for searchability; and the development of user interfaces and open-access policies.
We will accommodate the following audiovisual request(s) for your session: Projection equipment for a computer
keywords: Libraries, Archives, Collections, Digital Humanities, Acces
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