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Archived Schedule for 2013-2014

DateTimeWorkshop Topic & LabWorkshop Leaders / NotesLocationAssignments
11/19/20132:00-4:00 pm
  • Introduce "Research Now," continuing professional development series 
  • Overview of the History of the IU Libraries and the purpose of this learning project
    1. Introduce project
    2. Discuss diversity of content
    3. Explore research angles for generating new contributions to the project
    4. Q & A about theHistory of the IU Libraries Project Scope Statement
    5. Review the Schedule
    6. Quick tour of the project wiki: Wiki 101 

Due to Steve Jones' talk at 3 pm, "The Emergence of the Digital Humanities," sponsored by CATAPULT, Lab will be optional.

  • Lab
    • Identify and review related digital projects (break out into teams)
    • Document exemplar projects
  • Seminar:
    • Diane Dallis/Julie Bobay
    • Lou Malcomb, Angela Courtney & Michelle Dalmau
  • Lab:
    • Michelle Dalmau & Angela Courtney

 

E714 / IC 1
12/3/20132:00-4:00 pm
  • Sharing our Experience with Social Media
    • Your Online Persona
    • Blogging with Wordpress
    • Tweeting with Twitter
  • Lab
    • Collaboratively install Wordpress
    • Review Developing Librarian blog
    • Discuss blogging strategies; identify content of interest
    • Login and reviewing editing / publishing workflows
    • Search, discuss and document exemplar digital history projects

  • Seminar:
    • Anne Haines, Chanitra Bishop
  • Lab:
    • Anne Haines, Michelle Dalmau, Nick Homenda, Julie Hardesty

 

IC1

 

  • Document exemplar digital projects on the wiki
  • Setup personal twitter account
  • Begin drafting blog posts


12/10/20132:00-4:00 pm
  • Reviewing/Processing Materials
  • Lab
    • Review materials as a collective; begin identifying groupings of documents (thematic, format, etc.); document themes collaboratively
    • Catch up: exemplar web sites, blogging, twitter, wiki editing, etc.
    • Field trip to W501 to see where the materials live / Review Meeting Room options & loaner laptop protocols
  • Seminar:
    • Dina Kellams/Phil Bantin
  • Lab:
    • Julie Hardesty, Michelle Dalmau, Angela Courtney

 

E174
  • Sorting and Inventory process will begin and end by February 2014
    Document exemplar digital projects on the wiki
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
12/17/20132:00-4:00 pm
  • Lab
    • Form Inventory/Copyright teams
    • Finalize groupings or series
    • Sort documents according to series; re-house materials as-needed; begin inventory process
    • Discuss protocol for reviewing and inventorying
  • Lab:
    • Angela Courtney, Michelle Dalmau, Kara Alexander

 

E174 
1/7/20142:00-4:00 pmIU Closed (miracle of all miracles) due to Polar Vortex. Workshop canceled.   
1/14/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Seminar & Lab:
    • Michelle Dalmau
    • Angela Courtney

 

IC1
  • Read: http://digital.nypl.org/brochure/planning.htm
  • Inventory process (team work) will begin and end by February 2014
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Document exemplar digital projects on the wiki in your personal spaces (for now)


1/21/2014 E174
1/28/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Reference Foundations
  • Lab
    • Inventory Show-and-Tell: Each group will spend 5-7 minutes sharing their inventory spreadsheet online
      • Highlight super cool content
      • Explore issues encountered (lack of known metadata like dates, content that doesn't belong, etc.)
E174
  • Reading: TBA
  • Inventory process (team work) will begin and end by February 25, 2014
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Document exemplar digital projects on the wiki
  • Track copyright questions on the wiki or in our Google Drive
2/4/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Research Lifecycle Overview of Processes, Tools and Services (discussion session)
  • Invited speakers take us on a tour of their research process
  • Seminar:
    • Jen Laherty, Angela Courtney, Michelle Dalmau
    • Invited Speakers: Moira Marsh & Erika Dowell

E174
  • Reading: Research Lifecycle (Univ. of Central Florida) - Jen will bring copies of this to the discussion; and ...
  • Inventory process (team work) will begin and end by February 25, 2014
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Document exemplar digital projects on the wiki

2/11/2014

 

2:00-4:00 pm
  • History of Libraries Slide Show
  • Organizing principles of the History of IU Libraries collection
E174
  • Reading: TBA
  • Inventory process (team work) will begin and end by February 25, 2014
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)

2/18/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Seminar:
    • Michelle Dalmau, Angela Courtney
  • Lab:
    • Finish inventories
E174
2/25/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Seminar:
    • Michelle Dalmau, Angela Courtney
E174
  • Conclude inventory process by February 25, 2014
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)

3/4/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • In-House Institute Proposal: Intro to Scholars' Commons & Research Now & a Play
  • Final stage of processing the collection
    • Foldering and labeling folders
    • Break/Lab in IC1
    • Update the inventory spreadsheet with box/folder numbers by 3/11/2014
  • Seminar:
      • Julie Hardesty, Michelle Dalmau & Angela Courtney
  • Lab:
    • Michelle Dalmau & Angela Courtney
E174 / IC 1
  • Update the inventory spreadsheet with box/folder numbers by 3/11/2014
    • Participate in social media (ongoing)

3/11/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Intro to Project Management (Seminar + Lab)
E174
3/18/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • CANCELLED: Spring Break Week

 

E174
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Continue developing the project plan
3/25/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Research Strategies to enhance History of IU Libraries Digital Archive
    • Primary Sources
    • Secondary Sources
    • Oral Histories
  • Lab
    • Identify research areas
    • Form research teams (around certain research goals)
    • Document research areas and plan of action on wiki 
E174
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Continue developing the project plan
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Develop research questions and modes of inquiry for contextual contributions; track on the wiki (ongoing)


4/1/2014 


2:00-4:00 pm
  • Metadata and Markup
    • Overview: Discovery & Preservation
    • Discussion (Photocat/MODS)
  • Lab
    • Collaboratively determine cataloging guidelines for images
 
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Develop research questions and modes of inquiry for contextual contributions; track on the wiki (ongoing)

4/8/2014


2:00-4:00 pm
  • Digitization 101: An Overview for all Formats
    • Capture, Best Practices
    • Metadata
    • Quality Control
  • Lab
    • Form digitization/QC teams/cataloging teams
    • Test login to Crystal
    • Users Stories

043 / IC 1

4/15/2014

 

Cancelled due to retirement reception

Will reschedule

  • Subject-specific reference session (TBA)

 

 
  • Finalize user stories
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Develop cataloging guidelines for images
4/22/2014

 

  • Special Guests:  Jonathan Elmer and colleagues to talk about things they do
  • Jeff Graf talks about reference and introduces us to the care and handling of reference questions
  • Seminar:
    • Elmer & the gang
  • Lab:
    • Jeff Graff
    • online resources
    • reference reading room

  • Collaborative Notes
 
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
5/6/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Digitization 101: Photographs/Slides & Texts
    • Capture Procedures and QC
  • Lab
    • In small groups (groups 1-4)
      • Review scanning and workflow options
      • Review digitization schedule (separate from this training schedule)
      • Begin scanning photos/slides for project (subset of group)
      • Begin scanning texts (subset of group)
    • Rest of group
  • Seminar:
    • Kara Alexander
  • Lab:
    • Julie Hardesty, Kara Alexander, Nick Homenda
Digitization Lab, 5th Floor, W501 / E174
5/13/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Introduction to the Institutional Repository
    • Create an IR community for contributions to our project
  • Introduction to Scopus and Scopus Training
  • Lab
    • Scanning at the Digitization Lab with Kara
    • Ralf's Retirement Reception

  • Seminar: 
    • Jen Laherty
  • Lab:
    • Kara Alexander

 

 

E174
  • Readings: TBD
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
5/20/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Research and Data Gathering in the Subjects (ongoing throughout)
    • Print Resources
    • Online databases
    • Data sources
    • Focus research and data gathering on project

 

E174/ILS Mac Lab, 0002A
  • Review: Image Collections Online Guide
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization of images (ongoing)
  • Finalize cataloging guidelines for images
5/27/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Metadata 101: Describing Images
Seminar & Lab for Metadata:
  • Julie Hardesty
ILS Mac Lab, 0002A
  • Visual QC of slides on crystal
    • place image files in QC_complete or QC_problems directories
    • ignore QC_complete/in_ICO directory
  • Review: Image Collections Online Guide
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (ongoing)
  • Finalize cataloging guidelines for images
6/3/20142:00-4:00 pm
    •  Metadata and Markup
      • Archives & Special Collections
      • Finding Aid
      • Making Connections to existing archival collections: analog and digital
    • Lab
      • Oxygen 101
      • EAD (Levels of description)
      • Review how spreadsheet of item-level description maps to EAD
      • Review EAD online resources
      • Try editing EAD, if time allows
      • Discuss how Archives/Special Collections and Oxygen/EAD might relate or come up in Scholars Commons

 

ILS Mac Lab, 0002A
  • Scan images and document!
  • Visual QC of slides on crystal
  • Catalog images you scanned
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (ongoing)

6/10/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Lab: 
    • Michelle Dalmau
ILS Mac Lab, 0002A
6/17/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Seminar: Jeff, Chanitra, Moira
  • Lab: 
    • Jeff, Chanitra (Zotero)
ILS Mac Lab, 0002A
6/242:00-4:00 pm
  • Science Reference with Bob Noel
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Informatics
  • Lab:
    • Research topics

 

 

 E174
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Copyright research (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (due July 22)
  • Catalog images you scanned (due July 22)
7/1/20142:00 - 4:00 pm
  • User Stories & Research Topics: Steps Toward Functional Requirements (lab session)
  • Lab:
    • Michelle Dalmau & Nick Homenda
E174
  • Complete: Research Now: User Stories
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (due July 22)
  • Catalog images you scanned (due July 22)
7/8/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • No meeting–use time for research and scanning
  
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (due July 22)
  • Catalog images you scanned (due July 22)
7/15/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • No meeting–use time for research and scanning
  
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of images (due July 22)
  • Catalog images you scanned (due July 22)
7/22/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Seminar:
    • Kara Alexander
  • Lab:
    • Angela Courtney & Michelle Dalmau
Digitization Lab (W501) / W531 conference room for Open Lab
7/29/2014 E174 / West Tower, 5th Floor Group Computing Cluster
8/5/2014 E174
8/12/2014 cancelled for a Reference Services Department meeting E174
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of documents (due Sept 2)
8/19/2014 
  • Office of Scholarly Publishing Overview
  • Lab:
    • Catalog images in ICO
  • Seminar:
    • Carolyn Walters
  • Lab:
    • On our own
E174
  • Read: TBD
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of documents (due Sept 2)
8/26/2014 

 

E174
  • Read: TBD
  • Participate in social media (ongoing)
  • Research for contextual contributions (ongoing)
  • Digitization and QC of documents (due Sept 2)
9/2/2014 E174
9/9/2014 
  • Review of document digitization process (the spreadsheet!)
  • Open lab for scanning documents (~6 scanners available; people can group up or subdivide into scanners v. QCers)
  • Seminar/Lab:
    • Kara Alexander
E174 / W501 Digitization Lab
10/7/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Debriefing 5 weeks into the Scholars' Commons

E174

 

 
10/21/20142:00-4:00 pm

3-4 Consultants meeting

 E159 

10/28/2014

 

2:00-4:00 pm

visit from Gale project

developers and vendors--

overview of their new platform

and products

 E159 
12/2/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • IQ Wall
  • Digital Humanities Cyber Infrastructure
IQ Wall157H 
12/16/20142:00-4:00 pm
  • Review of Technology in the Scholars' Commons
  • Ron Hafft
  • Chris Eller
Hazelbaker Hall (159) / IQ Wall (157H) 
1/6/20152:00-4:00 pm

 

 

 

 

1/20/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • Michelle Dalmau
  • Catherine Minter

 

W138
2/3/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • Reference in the SC: what are we doing and what do we want to do?
  • Reference questions, a team approach
  • Angela Courtney

 

SC 159 
2/17/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • Michelle Dalmau

CollaborativeTeaching Room W138

2/24/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • Open workshop: Digitization & Metadata/Tagging
  • Kara Alexander
  • Michelle Dalmau
Scholars' Commons Digitization Lab 
3/3/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • Reference Interview, historically
  • Research Team Updates (5 minutes/each)
    • What has been scanned since 2/17?
    • What else needs to be scanned?
        • Provide a list of items that need to be scanned.
    • What metadata do we still need? 
      • Provide a list of all records that need metadata.
  • Mike Courtney

 

Hazelbaker Hall (159)
  • Research Team Updates (5 minutes/each)
3/17/20152:00-4:00 pm
  • SPRING BREAK WEEK: CANCELED
   
3/242:00-4:00 pm
  • Research Team Updates (5 minutes/each)
  • Research Teams Workshop

CollaborativeTeaching Room W138

  • Research Team Updates (5 minutes/each)
3/312:00-4:00 pm
  • Research Updates
  

 

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