Digital Resource Management

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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Digital Resource Management

Collections for Teaching


Williams College

NMC Conference, 2005


Context:


Williams College,
est. 1793


private, residential,
liberal arts college


1945 undergraduates


286 faculty

Outline:



History


CONTENTdm
collections


Other collections


Issues

Selection Process

Spring 2003:


Committee: instructional
technologists, slide
librarian, systems librarian


Identified requirements


Identified potential projects


Reviewed Luna, MDiD,
dSpace, CONTENTdm

Decision

CONTENTdm:


Community of users


Access control by
collection


Range of file types


Ability to search across
collections and servers



Collections:

MISCELLANEOUS:


Afghan Media Project (391)


Williamstown history (83) and
Rosenburg Archives (53)


Significance of Sports (270)


Edwards Botany Collection
(280)


Histology (1022)

ASIAN LANGUAGE COLLECTIONS


Katakana dictation (66)


Katakana exercises


Japanese audio/video (400)

LIBRARY COLLECTIONS


History of Williams College (80)


Williams Commencements (65)


archaeological dig at Psalmodi (1987)

ART, DANCE


Art History Slide Library (13,816)


Dance Program Archive (48)


Student Photography (150)


Related Sites

Not all sites fit the web
-
database format…


QTVR of architecture

www.williams.edu/go/art



Related Sites

Not all sites fit the web
-
database format…


QTVR of architecture

www.williams.edu/go/art


Zebra Finch archive

http://wso.williams.edu/~hwilliam/ZFsongs/


Challenges / Issues

Promotion…

Creating metadata…

CONTENTdm in 5 years?

Copyright?

Image/video/audio
archiving standards?

Metadata standards?

Contact Information

Gayle R. Barton

Director of Instructional

Technology

Williams College


Gayle.R.Barton@williams.edu


http://drm.williams.edu