Tag Archives: Gwen Glazer

Doctoral Student to Serve as American Library Association’s Google Policy Fellow

The American Library Association (ALA) announced today that Derek Attig, a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will serve as the organization’s 2012 Google Policy Fellow. Attig will spend 10 weeks this summer at the ALA office in Washington, D.C. working on technology and Internet policy issues. As a Google Policy Fellow, Attig’s work will involve the ... Read More »

“Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” panel January 21 #alamw12

The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) will continue the conversation about libraries increasing access to digitized materials with the panel “Online & Above the Radar: Ensuring the Use & Discoverability of Digital Collections” at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Organized by Gwen Glazer (author of “Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries”) and Jason Kucsma (co-editor of Digitization in the ... Read More »

Post-gaming the ‘Digitizing Hidden Collections’ webinar #alamw12

Did you miss Wednesday’s webinar on success stories from small and medium-sized public libraries’ digitization projects? Never fear: It’s online in full. Some of the resources highlighted during the webinar include: Information and best practices from the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative Peter Hirtle’s guide to copyright, “Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums,” which can ... Read More »

Digitizing Hidden Collections: Success Stories from Small and Medium-sized Digitization Projects [webinar video]

Although large-scale initiatives receive the lion’s share of the attention when we talk about digitization projects, countless small and medium-sized digitization projects provide invaluable access to hidden collections from North American libraries, archives, and museums. Spurred by the OITP Perspectives paper, “Digitizing Hidden Collections in Public Libraries, (pdf)” this 90-minute webinar aims at sharing success stories, best practices, and the ... Read More »

Playing hide & seek with digital collections [guest blog]

Happy Day of Digital Archives, everyone! My name is Gwen Glazer, and I was a Google Policy Fellow with the American Library Association in 2010. While at ALA, I worked on a paper about digitizing hidden collections(pdf) in small and medium-sized public libraries. Now, we’re talking about not only how to help libraries get their materials online, but how the ... Read More »