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Deep South DH Workshop: Sharing your digital collections Online

Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn about accessible ways to scan, upload, and share your own collections online. You may attend all sessions, or choose those that are relevant to you (the link will be the same). We will be joined by University of Idaho librarians from the Collection Builder team for the afternoon sessions. Please note all times listed are in Central Standard Time. 

Workshop schedule (tentative):

8:00 - 9:00: Open office hours 

9:00 - 12:00: Introduction to Preparing Digital Collections

Discussion about digital collections - 9:00 - 10:15

Please bring a scan or an object (a photograph, a diary, a letter, etc.) you'd like to add to an online space.

Preparing digital collections - 10:30 - 12:00

Discussion and hands-on practice with digital object creation and description

12:00  - 1:00 break for lunch, open office hours

1:00 - 4:00: Introduction to Sharing Digital Collections with CollectionBuilder

How CollectionBuilder works - 1:00 - 2:15

Introduction to the template, example sites, and its documentation

Setting up a Digital Space2:30 - 4:00

Practice building from a CollectionBuilder template

4:00 - 5:00 Open office hours

Post workshop:

In the weeks following the workshop, we will host open office hours to troubleshoot and continue building attendants’ digital collections. The meetings will serve as continued training and establish support for the ongoing projects and assist participants with publishing their collections online. Office hours will be the following times:

  • Friday, October 28, 2:00 pm CST
  • Friday, November 4, 2:00 pm CST
  • Friday, November 11, 2:00 pm CST
Friday, October 21, 2022
9:00am - 4:00pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Event Organizer

Hillary Richardson

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