6 Works

Digital Holocaust Mapping: From the Street to the Nation

Waitman Beorn
Presented at "Digital Mapping and Historical Imagination" Conference at the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe, in Lviv, Ukraine. This presentation will focus on two separate digital humanities projects at two very different scales: the local and the national. The first project is a mapping of the ghetto and the Janowska camp in Lviv. The second is a larger mapping of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe, particularly in Galicia. The discussion will center...

When Crisis Comes: Rapidly Acquiring, Describing, and Preserving Community-Created Digital Collections

Kara McClurken & Ivey Glendon
For many institutions, the question is not if natural or human-made emergency will come to your community but when. This program will discuss strategies for memory institutions for urgent, crisis related acquiring, describing, and preserving of community-created digital collections, taking into account legal, logistical, and organizational approaches for rapid digital collecting. Librarians from the University of Virginia will share their experiences documenting events such as their university president’s ousting and reinstatement, a high-profile publication about...

UVA and Open Source Repositories Retrospective 2017

Ellen Ramsey
Presentation given at Coalition for Networked Information meeting in Washington, DC on December 11, 2017. In 2010, UVA was an early adopter of Hydra/Fedora repository solutions. By 2014, it was time for more than just a code refresh. In 2017, we now have multiple modular repository parts, some more open source than others. This is not your grandparents' repository. We have had successes (student deposits as graduation requirements, one-stop searching, consistent branding), some failures typical...

20 Years of Open Source at UVA

Ellen Ramsey
Presentation given at Open Repositories 2018 meeting in Bozeman, Montana on June 7, 2018. In 2010, the University of Virginia was an early adopter of Hydra/Fedora repository solutions. By 2014, it was time for more than just a code refresh. We have multiple modular repository parts, some more open source than others. We have had successes (student deposits as graduation requirements, one-stop searching, consistent branding), some failures typical of early institutional repositories (if you build...

Authors Rights: Use the Law, Share Your Scholarship, Change the World

Brandon Butler
Slides from a presentation giving an overview of copyright's provisions relating to the rights of authors, with a focus on the interests of academic authors publishing in academic journals and books. Includes information about open access and why academic authors might be interested in retaining some rights in their work, even when publishing in traditional journals.

The Book Traces Project: Implications for Shared Print Collections

Kara McClurken
In 2014, UVA was awarded a CLIR Hidden Collections grant to examine the Library’s pre-1923 items in our circulating collections. The goal of the project was to develop a protocol for identifying, describing and preserving evidence of past readership in our books located in the circulating collections. Project staff hoped to develop both a model and a conversation to have with other institutions about what makes a book unique, how to identify and describe those...

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