Note: This is a guest post by Kelly Wooten, Research Services and Collection Development Librarian of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture in the Duke University Libraries. Kelly is curator of the Bingham Center Zine Collections.
The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture has a [...]Continue Reading →
There are many steps involved in creating and publishing a new digital collection — it’s truly a team effort that requires a lot of hard work and coordination of efforts from people across the libraries, with many different skill sets, working in many different departments, in buildings across Duke’s campus. People who aren’t [...]Continue Reading →
Noah Huffman and I (that would be Rich Murray), the two Metadata Librarians working on the Digital Collections team at Duke, spoke about our jobs at the LAUNC-CH conference in Chapel Hill on March 9 as part of a panel called “New Titles, Changing Workforce.” Thanks to everyone who attended, and to the conference organizers [...]Continue Reading →
Some of my favorite objects in Duke’s digital collections are images of children. Some of them are touching, some of them are funny, and some of them are just plain cute. But when I see images of children, like this one from the Michael Francis Blake Photographs, I wonder: Who are they? What [...]Continue Reading →
Continuing the introductions … I’m Rich Murray, and I’m the Metadata Librarian in the Digital Collections Program. I’m based in the Cataloging & Metadata Services Department, and I work with Noah Huffman, the Archivist for Metadata & Encoding in the Rare Book, Manuscript, & Special Collections Library, to plan and create metadata for [...]Continue Reading →
I’m Will Sexton, Metadata Analyst / Programmer here at Duke University Libraries. My job focuses on technical support for the metadata-heavy stuff: finding aids, finding databases (like this one) and digital collections. I’m part of a great team that includes Sean Aery, who designed the front end for our digital collections platform. [...]Continue Reading →
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