Week 4: Metadata and Platforms to Display Your Work

Blog Post due by Friday, June 22nd:

Required Prompt: By the end of this week, we will have covered all of the digital tools and methods that we’ll be learning about this summer. Write about some (~2-3) of the tools or methods you will be using in your project, and why you chose those. How can they help you answer your research question(s)?

Monday, June 18th


Berners-Lee, Tim.  Metadata Architecture , 1997.

Drabinski, Emily. “Queering the Catalog.” The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, vol. 83, no. 2, 2013, pp. 94–111.

Sample, Ian. “Google boss warns of ‘forgotten century’ with email and photos at risk. ” The Guardian, 2015.

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM HMH 115
  • Metadata with Tammy Troup, Cataloging and Metadata Coordinator

Tuesday, June 19th

Students and librarians from Gettysburg College will be visiting us today and participating in the Omeka workshops.

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Library Lab 025 (Lower Level 1)
  • Omeka with Diane Jakacki, Digital Scholarship Coordinator
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch will be provided
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Omeka continued
2:30- 3:30 PM
  • Small group peer-to-peer workshop session

Wednesday, June 20th

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM HMH 115

Thursday, June 21st

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HMH 115
  • Annotated Bibliography due by 12 PM
1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Open work time to create something with one of the tools we’ve covered so far – you  will share these with the group in informal presentations on Friday morning. This could be work-in-progress for your final product or a chance to experiment and get feedback from your peers.
4:00 PM- 5:00 PM Science Quad near Brawley Memorial
  • Weekly ice cream social for student researchers and mentors

Friday, June 22nd

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM HMH 115
  • Informal presentations