Description Expo 2008


The R/Evolution Begins

By James Roth


Brown University Library

BAMCO : The BAMCO website provides enhanced access to archival and manuscript collections held by the Brown University Library through EAD finding aids.



JFK in rocker

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum / John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, NARA

Access to a Legacy : The Digitization Initiative is primarily concerned with the development and use of standards and guidelines to facilitate digitization.



MOCA exhibit

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA)

The MOCA Exhibition Archive makes accessible institutional records generated by the curatorial department from 1983 to 2004.




University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library

Polar Bears Expedition Digital Collection: example of rethinking traditional finding aids to provide better access to primary sources on the web.


dairy farmer w/ cow

University of Vermont, Special Collections/Digital Initiatives

Dairy and the U.S. Congress: Makes available a large body of evidence on George Aiken's involvement in issues of concern to Vermont dairy farmers during his service on the Senate Agriculture Committee, 1941-1975. What the user sees is the equivalent of a folder of material.




Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Archives Online : An innovative tool which aims to make primary source research in American art history available to all.

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