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The project I’ve been working on for the last several months is wrapped up! Huzzah! It evolved along the way into something a bit different than originally planned, but it ended up feeling like work that really needed doing. I humbly present A Newcomer’s Guide to Reviving and Supporting Digital Humanities Projects.
I’ve put it up in a Google Doc, commenting enabled, in the hopes that it will get more exposure, get a bit of feedback, and perhaps be useful to folks. Check it out here:
Anyway, feels to be good to be done.
Investigations of Museum Visitor Experience: A Review of Literature from Museology and Related Disciplines
Museums today are faced with numerous challenges, from diminishing institutional budgets to increased competition from alternative leisure activities and economic conditions that prevent many potential visitors from making it in the front door. Continue reading “Project: Studying Museum Visitors”
As Co-Director of the UT graduate student organization Advocating for Women in Technology (AWIT), I lead the organization of a local Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. The goal was to get more people involved in Wikipedia and bring together disparate groups from across the UT campus to work on a project. Continue reading “Event: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon”
Subject Classification: Quilts and Quilting for Curators and Collection Managers
I was tasked with defining, labelling, and relating a set of 30-40 concepts to serve as a proof of concept for document organization. The classification was required provide a cohesive structure to elucidate the conceptual landscape for a single subject area.
How the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Facilitates Conservation & Education Through Online Information Resources
Using the structure and theory of the information lifecycle, this paper evaluates a database within a non-traditional museum: The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.
A concise consideration of pressures faced by managers of library collections.