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Community History Goes Digital

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
A recording of the online workshop on digitizing community history collections. Stuart Hinds, Web Content Developer for the Johnson County Library (KS), gives an overview of the digitization process, insights into what works, and lessons learned, followed by a rich question and comment session with the live audience. Size: ~6 MB

Digitize--You Can Do It!

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
How the Hannibal (MO) Free Public Library made its unique history available to the town--and the world.

Evaluating Your Technical Services Department

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
This checklist is a series of questions that will help identify the inefficiencies of your technical services processes and methods for streamlining them.

Every Pixel Tells a Story: The Illinois Digital Archives

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
Through the Illinois Digital Archives the Illinois State library works with libraries, museums, and historical societies to provide a statewide searchable repository of materials related to Illinois history.

Illinois' State Wide Archival Technology Team (SWAT)

Last Modified: 21 March 2012
The Macomb Public Library District worked with the digital imaging staff of the Illinois State Library (ISL) to enhance the Illinois Digital Archive (IDA), a part of the Find-It! Illinois Web site (finditillinois.org) through the Statewide Archival Technology Team (SWAT).