Author: Katie Wolf

An MLIS Candidate at Pratt Institute School of Information. Currently interested in metadata, databases, and academic librarianship.

Thinking Outside the Textbook: Historical Event Modeling with the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire as Case Study

This presentation will introduce the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 in relation to modeling historic events and underrepresented stories as linked data. The creation of Wikidata URIs for the 146 victims of the fire will also be described.

3D Scanning in Archives and Special Collections

This is a presentation on the uses of 3D Scanning to digitize and share objects from special collections and for cultural heritage. It will describe methods of 3D scanning and different ways to use the scans to digitize objects, connect with the public, share the objects with other institutions.