Building Digital Libraries: Fall 2016

Instructor:

Hsin-liang (Oliver) Chen

School:

Long Island University

Semester:

Fall 2016

Description:

This class will focus on developing digital libraries. During the course, we will consider the various definitions of digital libraries in theory and practice. Topics to be covered include: selection criteria, copyright, digitization, metadata, navigation, and project management. The main project will be the creation of a small digital library. Students will create fully function digital libraries. They will also appraise, select, digitize, describe, and make available digital materials. Experience with scanning equipment, imaging software, and HTML editors is helpful.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://palmerblog.liu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/654-Building-Digital-Libraries-Chen-Fall2016.pdf

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Preservation of Library Materials: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Josephine Sche

School:

Southern Connecticut

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

The fundamentals of materials preservation and conservation in libraries and archival institutions. Preservation continuing education, disaster recovery and planning, reformatting and digitization projects are explored.

Required Textbook:

Balloffet, N., Hille, J. 2005. Preservation and Conservation for Libraries and Archives.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.southernct.edu/ils/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/documents/ILS_650-S70-Syllabus-Fall_2011-Sche_Josephine.docx

Survey of Digitization: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Tanya E. Clement

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Introduction to the issues and trends in digitization initiatives and management, including project planning and management, asset delivery and management systems, interoperability and the importance of standards, copyright and other legal issues, metadata basics, digital preservation, and specific digitization processes for documents, images, sound, and video. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/SoDFall2014Syllabus.pdf