Embedded Librarianship: What, Why and How

Colleges and universities now struggle fulfill mission statements which include teaching information literacy skills to undergraduates. I suggest embedded librarianship (EL)—growing in popularity on campuses across the nation—as…

My Name is #### : Creating a Naming Convention for Shared Files in the Library

What is in a name? Why do we need naming conventions in the first place? A naming convention is one of those things that people take for granted….

Enriching the Jews in America Portal: A Metadata Harvesting Project

Showcase Projects in Digital Archives (LIS 655-01) Presentation Student Names: Tali Chiyong Han, Eleanor Meyer, Genna Sarnak Title: Enriching the Jews in America Portal: A Metadata Harvesting Project Abstract: In…

Cyborg Anthropology

My power point was driven to show the future of libraries in the lens of cyborg anthropology. It focuses on Amanda Yoder’s brilliant article The Cyborg Librarian as…

The Biodiversity Heritage Library: Open Access at Work

This research project takes a look at the Biodiversity Heritage Library, which is a subject-specific open-access digital library created and maintained by a consortium of natural history and…

Corporate Archives: A Brief Historical Overview and Examination of Their Value to Employees

Contemporary large corporations such as IBM or Wells Fargo employ as many people as lived in the ancient city-state such as Alexandria, with its Great Library. Many large…

DPLA Exhibition: The Show Must Go On! American Theater in the Great Depression

The Show Must Go On! American Theater in the Great Depression, is an exhibition created in LIS 665 Projects in Digital Archives for the DPLA Digital Curation Pilot. The exhibition was launched on the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in Spring 2014

Engaging from Behind the Desk: A Case Study of Different Reference Interactions at the Brooklyn Historical Society

My project is titled “Engaging from Behind the Desk: A Case Study of Different Reference Interactions at the Brooklyn Historical Society” and investigates the various types of reference…

Instructional Videos in Library Settings

This session will explore several uses of video for instruction in library settings. Students in LIS 680 created a few varieties of instructional videos and reflected on both…

Op-Ed: Find the Light in Your Library

An op ed and discussion about the school library as a third space.