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The New Legal: Current Issues in Law Libraries and Law Librarianship

This is a paper addressing current concerns in legal libraries and librarianship, particularly those arising from the rise of digital resources. My presentation itself focuses on the technology-driven push for innovation, particularly issues presented by legal blogs.

Walking Tour of Congregation Shearith Israel’s Second Cemetery

Laura Cooper Brown – lbrow266@gmail.com Suzanne Lipkin – slipkin@pratt.edu Overview: Shearith Israel, founded in New York 1654, is North America’s first and oldest Jewish congregation.  This presentation will…

Take Me, Buy Me, Read Me, and Overheard Fans

Take Me, Buy Me, Read Me and Overheard Fans are two physical special collections created for a train-themed exhibit Commuting and Communing, the final project for the Museum…

The Donor Party

The Donor Party, www.thedonorparty.com, is a linked open data website created by Pratt SILS students in The Museum and the Network class. It contains a  home-made database and…

Digital Oral Histories: The Case of the Daughters of Bilitis Oral History Project

In this presentation, Laura Cooper Brown will present the class project from LIS 668 Projects in Moving Image and Sound Archiving, which is the digital video oral history…

Voces Digital Audio Achive

CentroSILS showcase Presentation Laura Marte Piccini and Alexandra O’Hara will present on Voces Digital Audio Archive, which is a digital archives created by students in LIS 665 Projects…

Protective Boxes and Enclosures

The goal of this project was to create book enclosures, which are usually made to protect fine and rare books. For our boxes students used only archival, acid…

The Cultural History of Tattoos (Graphic Novel)

The final project of LIS 615 Graphic Novel was to create an educational graphic novel. Partners Emily Crouch and Jordan deButts teamed up to create a five-page graphic…

Digital Exhibition of Armenian Books

My project is a short Google Presentation of a digital exhibition I created showcasing Armenian books, both manuscript and printed, found in special collections in New York City….