Creating an Archival Online Film Exhibit with Omeka: “WWII Propaganda Films and IU”

posted in: digital libraries | 0

Abstract: This brown bag session will present the Libraries’ most recent online Omeka exhibition of World War II propaganda films which went live on June 6th, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. The IULMIA (Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive) staff will present the conceptual idea behind the exhibit, the steps taken to select and digitize the content, working with the Library Technology staff and the process of building the online exhibit. Presenters: Rachael Stoeltje, Director, IU Libraries Moving Image Archive; … Read More

Curiosities from the Wright American Fiction Project

posted in: blog | 0

For the last few months, I’ve been in the process of transforming and updating approximately 3000 TEI files from the Wright American Fiction Project as part of my work in IU’s Digital Collections Services. Excitingly, I’m almost finished with them! I have less than 50 files left to fix, which means I will soon be moving on to a new project. In the meantime, though, I’ve collected several interesting things for my ‘curiouser and curiouser’ tag. ^_^ Today I’ve been … Read More

Ready, Set… Semester?

posted in: blog | 0

Originally, this post was going to be titled, “Ready, Set, Summer!” And then, somehow, I looked up from my computer and it was August, and the summer is nearly gone. While I can’t say that I don’t know where the time went, I’m a little disappointed that I wasn’t able to finish the million and one things that I was planning to do. (Then again, does anyone ever manage that?) I think I can safely mark this down as one … Read More