18 Works

Porn Stars and Politicians

Andrew Slater
”Porn Stars and Politicians” is an exercise in media literacy, personal consciousness and value constructions of ideal and real culture. The project design invites Internet users to engage in an exercise of value constructions and iconography/semiotics.

Louisville StorySites

Emily Skinner
The purpose for this capstone project is to produce a web-based product which showcases the intersection of story and place in Louisville, KY’s historic cultural landscapes. My guiding question is: How can historic preservation methods be incorporated with creative use of personal narratives surrounding place to enhance the cultural vitality of communities? The project invited three local residents to share their stories around a significant historic site in their community that is meaningful to them,...

Booking the Athenaeum

Nancy Magnuson
Keynote address at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Library Association, College and Research Division.

Save the Turtles! And the Grizzlies? Or the Woodpeckers? Prioritizing Endangered Species Conservation

Judy Che-Castaldo, William Burnside & Cynthia Wei
This is a teaching resource developed to teach about socio-environmental synthesis. Specifically, it is a case study teaching activity focused on endangered species conservation.

Free Stock Website

Elizabeth Keiser
Chikkenstock provides license-free photographs, vector graphics, and templates for these organizations to utilize in their marketing efforts. The templates range from logos to flyers with a variety of themes, e.g. holidays, agriculture, wildlife, and conservation. Assets can be downloaded and dropped into Word documents or Acrobat PDF files, used for social media, or blown up for print items such as signs and labels. Chikkenstock also provides a list of other creative commons resources for license-free...

In Transition: Selected Poems by the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Tanya Elizabeth Clement

Tradition in Motion: DABKEH!

Nicole Macotsis
Available on these platforms as well: YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCuSs3nv89Gg-cFEADvYJwBA Facebook: www.facebook.com/traditioninmotion Instagram: www.instagram.com/traditioninmotion

Tenant Newsletter

Jennifer Rhodes
Example newsletter for producers to utilize.

Hakini Arabi

Nadine Afiouni
Heritage languages are an integral part in the identity construct of children born to first and second generation immigrant parents. Many Lebanese immigrant families struggle to preserve the Arabic language within their households. This project strengthens the Arabic heritage language through the creation of an application that teaches the Lebanese Arabic language, while connecting the users to the Lebanese culture and its many facets. The application is called HAKINI ARABI, which is an Arabic phrase...

Visualizing Early Baltimore

September 13, 2014, marks the 200th anniversary of the major British attack on Baltimore. What was so important about Baltimore two hundred years ago? Over a few decades in the early nineteenth century, Baltimore's population exploded, and it grew from a small town to the third largest city in the young United States. What was the draw? After the British set fire to the city of Washington in 1814, they set their sights on Baltimore,...

The Blind Spot in the Green Revolution: Temples, Terraces, and Rice Farmers of Bali

Cynthia Wei, William Burnside & Judy Che-Castaldo
This is a teaching case study based on the anthropological research of Dr. Steven Lansing, and part of the SESYNC collection of socio-environmental case studies (www.sesync.org)

Socio-Environmental Synthesis Tutorials

Cynthia Wei
This series presents a basic overview of some basic concepts in socio-environmental science.

Imagining Newfoundland - Reflections on Tourism and Self from the Bonavista Peninsula

Clara Symmes
Jutting off of the coast of Newfoundland in the northern Atlantic Ocean is the Bonavista Peninsula, a region where I spent four weeks as a volunteer at a hostel in the summer of 2018. Nature tourism has played a large role in my life. Growing up, I spent summers hiking and winters skiing in New Hampshire's White Mountains. As an adult I have traveled to scenic landmarks in the United States and Europe, but my...

Sample Farmer Resume

Jennifer Rhodes
Sample resume that a producer could use to help demonstrate to a landlord how the producer operates his/her farm.

Eyewitness to History: Documenting a Divided City

Siobhan Hagan
The mission of the Special Collections Department at the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library is to collect, preserve, and provide access to unique resources related to the history of Baltimore City and the surrounding region. We are here to offer assistance to students, faculty, and the general public with Baltimore City–related research. Our collections contain official records of local organizations and engaged community members, photographs, letters, oral histories, and more, including our WMAR-TV and WJZ-TV...

UMD Libraries Information Literacy Disposition Rubric

Rachel Gammons & Lindsay Inge
This rubric is used by the Teaching and Learning Services Department at UMD Libraries to evaluate one minute papers submitted by first year students during library instruction for ENGL101.

UMD Libraries Research and Teaching Fellowship

Rachel Gammons, Lindsay Inge & Alexander Carroll
Guiding documents, including schedules for the RTF101 and RTF103 (first and third semesters in the program). Observation forms, expectations for participants, journal club guidelines, policies and teaching outlines.

Be a Heroine!: An Analysis and Reflection of Superheroines and Culture

Jessica Kitrick
This paper is an analysis of storytelling and superhero themes as well as a supplement to the website project constructed at http://ravenalegria13.wix.com/superheroines. While the website addresses some storytelling aspects, this paper collaborates with the website and contains both a self-reflection piece to answer some personal questions and an analytical section to focus on why superheroes are so important to storytelling, digital arts, and cultural sustainability.

Registration Year

  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014

Resource Types

  • Interactive Resource