Presentation on theme: "Transformations Mount Holyoke's Class Project Becomes a Digital Archive Aime DeGrenier Brian Kysela Gail Scanlon."— Presentation transcript:
Transformations Mount Holyoke's Class Project Becomes a Digital Archive Aime DeGrenier Brian Kysela Gail Scanlon
Who are we? Why are we here? What did we do? How did we do it? Why did we do it? Are we really doing it again?
The Early Years Early adopter with high expectations Cutting Edge vs. Bleeding Edge Technology hindered our process and progress—can’t live with it, don’t have a job without it! Communication, Building Trust, Good Listening….and admitting when you just don’t know!!
Team Planning- -- Bob brought us the desired outcome but like all good chefs we hand selected the ingredients, chose our favorite recipes and used our own kitchen – Project Planning, Project Development, Timeline Course Based Website- -- with student research on historical campus themes, MHC Archive Collection – images, letters, newspapers Project Needs---scanning & metadata standards, database tool, web development tool, and lots of time! The Recent Years Mapping the Memorable A Cultural & Environmental History of the Mount Holyoke Campus
Mapping the Memorable A Cultural & Environmental History of the Mount Holyoke Campus 2003 Spring --Planning Summer --Design, Maps, Standards, Infrastructure & Babies(!) Fall --Add 25 students, Research, Scanning, Production 2004 Spring --Clean Up after 25 students, add Reunion Class of 1929 Summer --New Archvist, Team Recovery Fall – New Techie guy brings the Images into his flavor of the month database
2005 Spring –ContentDM arrives—saves the day! Fall – planning for Spring 2006 course and 2006 Reunion, (another baby on the way!) 2006 Spring – Mapping the Memorable II