Metadata for Compound Objects | training for metadata creators
UNLV Libraries, Digital Collections | March 2020
Format: 60-min on-site training and hands-on activities
This training introduced the large-scale approach to describing multi-page digital compound objects. It was developed to disambiguate and clarify the new approach of describing compound objects in Project client/ContentDm. The training focused on important metadata fields, provided practical examples and instructed student assistants and staff how to apply the new rules consistently across all collections. The training session was followed by hands-on activities and discussion.
In-house vs. Outsourced Digitization: similarities, key differences and pitfalls to avoid
LITA (Library and Information Technology Association) Online Learning | October 2019
Format: 60-min webinar
With the rise of digitizing archival collections across academic and public libraries, more librarians are getting involved in project management, but not all of them have expertise or relevant background in digitization or managing projects. In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll gain tips and strategies for managing digitization projects (see details).
Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists & Society of Southwest Archivists Joint Annual Meeting
Tucson Marriott University Park | Tucson, AZ | May 2019
Topic: Data Remediation at Scale: How to Clean Up Your Metadata Quickly and Effectively Using Excel
Metadata remediation is inevitable – at some point or another all institutions need to clean-up legacy metadata of their digital collections so it conforms to new standards and to updated metadata application profile, or simply to prepare it for migration. Optimized metadata is vital for improved search experience and easy discovery of digital objects. This session will demonstrate how Excel can be a very handy tool for manipulating and cleaning up exported non-MARC metadata from ContentDM. The presenter will manipulate a metadata spreadsheet from a real digital collection demonstrating the following:
Nevada Statewide Large-scale Digitization Workshop
ER&L (Electronic Resources and Libraries) Annual Conference 2019
AT&T Center | Austin, TX | March 2019
UNLV Special Collections and Archives Quarterly Division Meeting
UNLV Libraries | Las Vegas, NV | March 2019
Topic: Metadata Remediation: updates, procedures, workflows
The presentation is a brief update on ongoing metadata remediation projects, procedures and workflows. It discusses some patterns emerging from data clean-up and possible ways for streamlining the process by developing more efficient workflows.
National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) DigiPres Forum 2018
Nevada Library Association (NLA) Annual Conference 2018
Westin Hotel & Resorts | Las Vegas, NV | October 2018
Topic: Digitization revealed
American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2018
Ernest Morial Convention Center | New Orleans, LA | June 2018
A handout and a brief presentation for attendees at poster session in category Infrastructure – Posters on Buildings and Equipment, Management, and Technology (see details)
Custom CONTENTdm Landing Pages for UNLV Libraries Digital Collections
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | April 2018
Presentation at the Digital Collections Department meeting summarizing the research of best practices, the decision-making process preceding the development of landing pages and the process of creating pages tailored for the UNLV Libraries Digital Collections.
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project and the project website
Paseo Verde Library | Henderson, NV | March 2018
This presentation was delivered at the Clark County Nevada Genealogy Society meeting.
Digitization plan for Eileen Brookman Papers Collection
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | December 2017
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project Midterm Status
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | November 2017
Midterm project status updates for stakeholders. Reporting the overall project accomplishments in the past 12 months and reviewing the remaining workload until the end of the project cycle.
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project Annual Meeting
A presentation of the Nevada Digital Newspaper Project on the annual meeting with partners, vendors and advisory board in Carson City, NV. The presentation covers the overall project management and progress. Details about statistics, workflow, vendors, technologies, innovations and project challenges.
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project Website Updates
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | March 2017
A presentation for the NDNP project stakeholders about project website updates, changes and new information architecture structure.
Nevada Digital Newspaper Project Website Redesign
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | November 2016
The presentation targeted at library users, project partners and stakeholders introduces the newly redesigned Nevada Digital Newspaper Project website. It discusses the redesign, the navigation, the hierarchical structure, and the new content.
UNLV Libraries, Las Vegas, NV | February 2016
Creating a Digital Collection in ContentDM from start to finish
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI | April 2015
XML Metadata Project
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI | May 2015
CSS Design Project
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI | April 2015
Presentation of several different website designs created with CSS3.
Graphic Design Project
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI | February 2015
Presentation of several different website designs created with Adobe Photoshop.
Metadata Design Project
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI | November 2014
Presentation of Metadata Application Profile with local schema based on DublinCore element set.
The Metadata Application Profile reflects the peculiarities of a very specific digital collection. The local elements and the consistent custom-designed control vocabularies enhance the findability of the digital assets in that collection.