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Conducting Archival Research Online with the NWDA
A presentation on using the Northwest Digital Archives to locate collections of primary sources relating to Native Americans.
Digitizing special collections using the CONTENTdm software suite
The Washington State University Libraries offer an array of online image collections to searchers via the Internet. This article describes the CONTENTdm software suite, a tool that has been used by the Libraries since 2000 ...
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 ...
Visual image repositories at the Washington State University Libraries
The World Civilizations Image Repository (WCIR) and Photos Online are two collaborative image database projects under way at the Washington State University (WSU) Libraries. These projects demonstrate how the WSU Libraries ...
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 ...
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 ...
Audio Slide Show. 17th century alive Renaissance books give 1600s glimpse
(WSU Today, 6/5/2008)
Along the dark hallways – in the vaults of Terrell Library - there are rooms where thinkers and artists of the Renaissance still seem to come alive. “It’s like being able to go back into a 17th century bookstore and browse," ...
The 1918 Influenza Pandemic at WSU
This presentation of images from the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 at WSU digital collection http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/cdm4/index_wsu_flu.php was shown in Beasley Coliseum prior to a talk by Gina Kolata. Beverly Makhani ...
The Hunt for Oregon Missionary Sources: Clifford M. Drury and His Enduring Archives Legacy
(Oregon Historical Quarterly, 2013)
Having pieced together the story of collections development from archives across the region, archivist Trevor J. Bond argues that Dr. Clifford Drury played a significant role in the building of regional archives, influencing ...
Vanished places: Silver Lake and The Tanglewood.
(Washington State Magazine, 2008)
Silver Lake is the most fondly remembered spot on campus that isn't here anymore. The 1.6-acre man-made lake and The Tanglewood park that surrounded it were covered over in the late 1920s to make room for the Hollingbery ...