Museums & Libraries: Partners Beyond the Pages

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Museums & Libraries: Partners Beyond the Pages Enduring Partnerships
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Santamaria-Wheeler, Lourdes
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Presented at the Southeastern Museums Conference in Knoxville, TN as part of a panel.

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University of Florida
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ENDURING PARTNERSHIPS Lourdes Santamar’a -Wheeler Exhibits Coordinator George A. Smathers Libraries @ musarian @ uflibexhibits l.s.wheeler@ufl.edu

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Content providers Facilitators Discovery Diverse audience Trusted resource LIBRARIES Photo by Jennifer Kontax CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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ONLINE EXHIBITS

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http://exhibits.ufl.edu/koreanart

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In gallery iPad Online Linked from both institutions MULTIPLE ACCESS

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PAGEVIEWS SINCE MARCH 2012 32,058 4,753 Bodhisattva 2,262 Van Fleet 1,391 Conservation 3,318 Collections 94,041 for all online exhibits

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NEXT STEPS

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INTEGRATION

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PANAMA CANAL MUSEUM SEMINOLE, FL

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15,000+ items Photographs, maps, books, artifacts, textiles, furniture ACQUISITION & INTEGRATION

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MAKING A MODEL Panama and the Canal Digital Collection ufdc.u .edu/pcm A part of UFDC Selection of objects from physical collection Includes items from multiple collections Curated and managed by Library sta" Every object in physical collection Panama Canal Museum Collection Online 1 Object selected for exhibit, research, or digital preservation 2 Evaluate object for copyright and other rights (privacy, established agreements) as needed 3 Create new object record or update existing 4 Populate basic information about the object Fully research object Titles, dates, subjects, locations, size, etc. 5 Conservation work done as needed 6 Object takes a place in DPS priorities queue 7 Scan object using Copibooks, scanners and cameras as appropriate Scan front and back Scan page, photo level for scrapbooks, albums 300-600 dpi, 8-bit grayscale or 24-bit color 8 Image correction Correct skew, cropping, preserve image # delity, and optimization for targeted use 9 Quality control Correct any imaging errors 10 Arrange images Create table of contents, page divisions 11 Make Public 566 titles digitized in UFDC 5,023 items digitized in UFDC (yearbooks, newspapers, etc. account for larger number) 154,389 separate pages (photo front and back; pages in a newspaper or journal, etc.) 538,772 # les to facilitate viewing objects (thumbnails, page images, zoom, downloadable, etc.) 237 yearbooks from schools 51 oral history interviews recorded PCMC Blog Ufpcmcollection.wordpress.com Social and informal Crowdsourcing information In need of your participation and help Managed by students Connected to UFDC Objects in UFDC 16,478 Total records in Collection 7 % Approximate amount of PCMC digitized and available online in UFDC What does it take to digitize a single object? 8,737 hours the amount of time it would take to digitize 16,478 objects in the Collection 7 PCMC Blog Comments from readers Blog posts Collection records updated with metadata collected from blog comments 481 255 101 1,019,087 Collection Views in 2012 2,349,454 Collection Views in 2013 Collection Usage Grand Reading Room Open to public Where artifacts and rare books can be studied Where some PCMC materials can be accessed by request Where PCMC objects are stored Panama Canal Museum Collection 1 Look for duplicates in Collection 2 Assign, a x accession number 3 Create object record in database 4 Research object 5 Populate metadata and subjects 6 Measure item for housing 7 Place in archival housing 8 Write accession number on housing 9 Place in archival box or le 10 Log object location in database Amherst College Black Studies 452 / English 474 Panama Silver, Asian Gold Migration, Money, and the Making of Modern Caribbean Literature University of Florida LIT 623 Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of the Modern Caribbean ARH 6836 Museum Studies Exhibition Seminar University of Miami ENG 360/AAS390 Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of Modern Caribbean Literature Volunteers 2,184 hours spent by volunteers processing the Collection (October 2012-June 2014) 36 volunteers and have worked on the Collection (October 2012 June 2014) 79 hours spent training volunteers (October 2012-June 2014) Obj ects 16,478 + objects in the Collection 7,000 + are photographs Collection Usage University courses that use resources from the PCMC Processing and storage Climate controlled Active, changing, re-organizing Processing space for students and volunteers Open to public or researchers Exhibits Showcasing collection Dedicated case in Room 100 Sometimes online component 12 Centennial exhibits Permanent LACC Reading Room Open to public Used by researchers, students Books A museum Dedicated to PCMC What does it take to accession an object into the Collection? 2.5 hours Average time to accession a single object 4 interns

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Processing & Rehousing Digitization Permanent display space NEXT STEPS

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QUESTIONS? @ musarian @ uflibexhibits l.s.wheeler@ufl.edu