A different kind of Web : new connections between archives and our users / edited by Kate Theimer.

"Explore[s] how archives are using the web to reach and interact with users, old and new, as well as to serve their own management needs. Thirteen case studies illustrate archival practitioners' own experiences in creating blogs, wikis, and interactive websites, and contributing to sites s...

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Other Authors: Theimer, Kate, 1966-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : Society of American Archivists, [2011]
Table of Contents:
  • Something worth sitting still for? Some implications of Web 2.0 for outreach / Joy Palmer, Jane Stevenson
  • Case studies : A view to A view to Hugh : reflections on the creation of a processing blog / Stephen J. Fletcher
  • "Broadcast yourself" putting Iowa State University's history on YouTube / Michele A. Christian, Tanya Zanish-Belcher
  • The virtual archives : using second life to facilitate browsing and archival literacy / Mattie Taormina
  • Making friends and fans : using Facebook for special collections outreach / Jessica Lacher-Feldman
  • Going where the users are : the Jewish Women's Archive and its use of twitter / Andrea Medina-Smith
  • Balancing archival authority with encouraging authentic voices to engage with records / Elizabeth Yakel
  • Case studies : Taking photographs to the people : the Flickr Commons Project and the Library of Congress / Helena Zinkham, Michelle Springer
  • Harnessing user knowledge : the National Archives' Your archives wiki / Guy Grannum
  • Bringing life to records : mapping our Anzacs at the National Archives of Australia / Tim Sherratt
  • Wikipedia as an access point for manuscript collections / Michele Combs
  • Liberating archival images : the PhotosNormandie Project on Flickr / Patrick Peccatte, translated by Lynne M. Thomas
  • New tools equal new opportunities : using social media to achieve archival management goals / James Gerencser
  • Case studies : Alice in the archives : the evolution of the catablog / Robert S. Cox, Danielle Kovacs
  • A new look for old information : creating a wiki to share campus history / Amy Schindler
  • Double-duty blogging : a reference blog for management and outreach / Malinda Triller
  • Old divisions, new opportunities : historians and other users working with and in archives / Robert B. Townsend
  • Commentary : Is National History Day ready for Web 2.0? / Tobi Voigt
  • Waiting for Web 2.0 : archives and teaching undergraduates in a digital age / Jeffrey W. McClurken
  • Digging in to our mutual roots : soliciting the views of genealogists, family historians, and companies providing access to archival documents / edited by Kate Theimer
  • Going to see the elephant : archives, diversity, and the social Web / Terry D. Baxter
  • Archives 101 in a 2.0 world : the continuing need for parallel systems / Randall C. Jimerson
  • Conclusion : archivists and audiences : new connections and changing roles in archives 2.0 / Kate Theimer.