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A Viewshare Roundup

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Last October Viewshare turned two. I know what you’re going to say: Viewshare is getting so big and is so advanced for it’s age! We agree. (Editor’s note: the Viewshare program was retired in 2018.)

This post will round up links to recent papers, presentations and blog posts that show how Viewshare enhances access to digital collections. The tool has over 1500 users from all over the world and more views are being created everyday. Development is continuing so be on the lookout for new features  in the coming weeks.

Presentations and demonstrations walk users through how to use the tool:

  • At the recent CurateGear 2013 (pdf) Trevor Owens showcased how dynamic interfaces to digital collections are easy to create with Viewshare.
  • Watch a screencast of the steps for creating views in Viewshare.

Papers provide in-depth discussions making the case for Viewshare use in many fields:

Several blog posts offer use cases for Viewshare in several contexts:

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