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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Interview: Talking Wikidata with Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight, Visiting Wikipedia Scholar

Written on June 21, 2018 at 12:30 pm, by

Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight is a Wikipedia editor whom we have had the pleasure of hosting as a Wikipedia Visiting Scholar this year, supported by scholars in the Women Writers Project and Northeastern reference librarians. Rosie has worked to increase and improve the presence of Wikipedia articles on women and writing. I recently spoke to Rosie about  Continue Reading »

Our Marathon 1.0 to Our Marathon 2.0: Reflections on Digital Platforms

Written on June 19, 2018 at 2:06 pm, by

Our Marathon 1.0 launched in 2013 in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings as a crowdsourced digital archive aimed at healing and remembrance.  It launched on Omeka, an open-source content management system, which allowed for the original team to gather digital items, collect crowdsourced contributions, and build digital exhibits.  Our Marathon was rebuilt in 2017-2018  Continue Reading »

Design for Diversity at Open Repositories 2018

Written on June 10, 2018 at 12:14 pm, by

Patrick Yott presented an overview of our developing Toolkit design for feedback at Open Repositories (OR) 2018 Conference from June 4-7 in Bozeman, Montana. OR provides a space for discussion and exploration of challenges faced by global academic libraries, research, preservation, and access communities. Participants are users and developers in higher education, government, galleries, libraries,  Continue Reading »

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