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A dialog on teaching an undergraduate seminar in special collections
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009)
Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a model for the collaborative teaching of undergraduates in special collections and demonstrates how providing students with the opportunities to work rare books ...
Providing online access to historic films at the Washington State University Libraries
Purpose – This paper aims to discuss the procedures and methods developed at Washington State University to digitize and make accessible historic moving images. Design/methodology/approach – The paper describes the ...
Developing and Sustaining the Northwest Digital Archives
(Journal of Digital Information, 2008-06)
The Northwest Digital Archives is a union database of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids from institutions in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Montana. The purpose of the NWDA is to make information about ...
Streaming audio from African-American oral history collections
Through the use of OCLC/DiMeMa’s CONTENTdm software and a RealSystems Server 8, this article outlines the process of converting two collections of African-American oral histories recorded on cassette tapes to digital ...
Grant to survey Manuscript and Photograph collection for preservation needs and to create preservation photocopies for the McWhorter collection and contact prints for the Henderson and Hutchison collections.
We propose to conduct a prioritized preservation survey of processed manuscript and visual collections in WSU MASC, and to create preservation photocopies from the Lucullus V. McWhorter collection and preservation contact ...
English 492: From Manuscript to E-Book Studies in Print Culture
This course will introduce you to a growing approach to “English” in its broadest sense. We will examine literature (itself a widely diverse subject) as not just texts or narratives but as physical objects, the make-up of ...
Digital Archives: History 438/596
This small hands-on seminar will provide history students the opportunity to apply their research skills in the creation of an online digital archive. As part of the planning for this final project, we will examine nationally ...
Syllabus General Education 110 Section 3
During the course, we will take a comparative global approaching to examining world cultures prior to 1500. Through the careful reading of primary sources, we will examine a number of broad topics including the relationship ...
Old Bodleian Library
Photograph taken during my 2005-2006 sabbatical.
Filling the Treasure Room: Professor Carl Milton Brewster and the Development of Rare Book Collections at Washington State University, 1938-1950
With limited resources, but boundless enthusiasm, President Holland and a handful of faculty including Professor of Organic Chemistry, Carl Milton Brewster, set the foundation for Washington State University's Rare Book ...