Special Collections 2.0: Using New Technologies to Collect Describe Promote and Preserve Rare Books Manuscripts and Archival Collections

Special Collections 2.0: Using New Technologies to Collect Describe Promote and Preserve Rare Books Manuscripts and Archival Collections

by Beth M. Whittaker, Lynne M. Thomas

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Overview

A critical examination of Web 2.0 tools used in special collections, archives, and museums, with an emphasis on using interactive technology to create and preserve content.


• Separate chapters on the new tools of Web 2.0, including wikis, blogs, photosharing, and different social networks

• A helpful bibliography of print and online resources for further reading

• A glossary of terms with definitions of important Web tools and acronyms

• A complete index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591587200
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/23/2009
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Beth M. Whittaker, MA, MLIS, is associate professor and head of special collections cataloging at The Ohio State University Libraries in Columbus, OH.

Lynne M. Thomas, MS, MA, is head of the Rare Book & Manuscript Library and Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Rare Book and Manuscript Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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