Presentation on theme: "Opening Up Worldwide Access to Key BC Historical Documents: BC Historical Newspapers Mike Conroy, Community Digital Projects Analyst UBC Library."— Presentation transcript:
Opening Up Worldwide Access to Key BC Historical Documents: BC Historical Newspapers Mike Conroy, Community Digital Projects Analyst UBC Library
Vision …The Library’s digital initiatives embrace new technology, methods of access, workflows and preservation strategies while building sustainable digital collections to support and enrich the educational, cultural and economic endeavors of the University, the People of British Columbia and communities beyond. …Our goal is to create sustainable, world-class programs and processes to make the collections and research at UBC available to the world.
Background: BC Historical Newspapers Pilot Project
Technology CONTENTdm Custom built website Custom built image viewer
Features Full text search with term highlighting Browse/Search by date or title Today in history Intuitive zoom and drag Full screen mode Metadata display Downloadable & Printable Fun and easy to use (hopefully)