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Archive: 2012 (14 Posts)

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Teaching Digital Library Creation with Viewshare

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is a guest post from Camille Salas, an intern with the Library of Congress. As a first year graduate student at the University of Maryland’s School of Information, I, like many other library students across the country, enrolled in a required course that focused on the organization of information. I often referred to the …

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Be a Joiner! IIPC is Accepting Membership Applications

Posted by: Abbey Potter

Learning by doing and benefiting from a community of practitioners are key aspects of our approach to meeting the challenge of digital preservation. The International Internet Preservation Consortium is an organization that must also focus on practical solutions and quick action. ┬áThe web is a huge distributed resource and is changing constantly so it takes …

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New Web Archiving Resources

Posted by: Abbey Potter

The launch of a new web site is the perfect opportunity for an organization to revamp itself. Information is refreshed and updated, new initiatives are touted while old content and projects get shuffled out of plain sight. Graphics and architectures change to better meet user needs and underlying technologies allow for easier management. Even an …

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Back to School with Viewshare

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is a guest post from Camille Salas, an intern with the Library of Congress. In addition to the audio, physical, and visual media that students will encounter as they head back to school this fall, some students will use Viewshare* for the first time to explore a variety of new subjects. The Swag Diplomacy: …

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A Different View of Viewshare

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is a guest post from Camille Salas, a summer intern with the Library of Congress. If you want Camille to help you out with creating a Viewshare, let us know in the comments. In early July I had the opportunity to work with reference librarian, Erika Spencer, who works in the European Division at …

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Viewshare in Practice

Posted by: Abbey Potter

This is a guest post from Camille Salas, a summer intern with the Library of Congress. Greetings! I am a graduate student at the University of Maryland’s College of Information Studies where I am pursuing a master’s degree in Library Science with a concentration in Information and Diverse populations. I hold an undergraduate degree in …