Kicking it Old School: Bringing Historical Textbooks Out of the Basement and Into Your Browser

Kicking it Old School: Bringing Historical Textbooks Out of the Basement and Into Your Browser

By:
Kim Frail and Debbie Feisst
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Description: 

n 2012, the H.T. Coutts Library, University of Alberta, began digitizing the historical Alberta textbook collection. Collaboration between library units and external partners on this project will ensure online accessibility to this collection. In this session we will review the project milestones, lessons learned and strategies for developing a successful large scale digitization project.
Learning Objectives:

  • Strategies for preparing a collection for digitization
  • Successful collaboration with project partners Project management techniques
  • The rich historical collection of the Alberta K-12 Curriculum
Conference Year: 
2016
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Presentation Topic: 
Information Literacy
Library Databases
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