Preserving Community Cultural Heritage at Long Beach Public Library

Project Background One of the great parts of working as a substitute librarian at Long Beach Public Library is that it allows me to get to know all the different branches, communities and librarians in the system. While working at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library I was talking with the head librarian, Chenda Yong, when she [...]

Tangible Media Guide – Library of Congress

While completing my 2015 summer internship at the Library of Congress, I collaborated with staff in investigating and executing digital reformatting techniques and technologies for media relevant to ongoing and new Preservation Reformatting Division projects. This included brittle books reformatting and deaccessioning, streamlining workflows in Visio, reformatting all obsolete media through the Forensic Recovery of Evidence [...]

Scottish Rites Masons Tour

Today, I spent the afternoon with the Association of Hawai'i Archivists, touring the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Cathedral, building in Makiki, Honolulu, Hawai'i. We learned about the organization's history, meeting standards and protocols, work within the community, and the history of the structure which was built in 1922. We also were able to get [...]

iDigBio 2014: Geolocation, Digitization Modules and Crowdsourcing

Day three of the 2014 iDigBio Conference was held at Bishop Museum, and while many of us were ready for more information about digitization in Pacific collections, we were also exhausted from the overflow of new incoming knowledge. It was really nice to be able to hold the conference at Atherton Hale at [...]

iDigBio 2014: Thematic Collections Networks, Digitization and Keynote

Day two of the 2014 iDigBio Conference included a welcome from Gil Nelson, iDigBio’s digitizing specialist and professor at the Florida State University as well as an overview and logistics of the weeklong conference. iDigBio Conference, Day Two We then watched eight, 6-minute videos prepared by scholars, scientists and professionals from all [...]