Category Archives: Lauretta

Try it!

The past five weeks have been a great experience. I’ve learned a lot — about Omeka, WordPress, file formats, video and audio archiving, and everything else in between. One lasting impression from this class is that much of the technology … Continue reading

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Proofing metadata

I have found proofing the metadata files for the exhibits to be an almost never-ending process.  It illustrates a couple of things to me. First, that you absolutely learn things as you go while you catalog items. That, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Lauretta, Week 4 | 4 Comments

The end user experience

I enjoyed our skype meeting with Bailey Smith and Anne Wooten (whom I found inspiring for their accomplishments especially melding the technical and the creative aspects of digital archiving). One take away from our discussion was the importance of the … Continue reading

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Gaining intellectual control

Right now, after spending some time going through the myriad of items and photographs in Bobby King Jr.’s file, I am a bit frustrated trying to put everything together correctly and properly. Intellectual control seemed a lot easier when we … Continue reading

Posted in Lauretta, Week 2 | 3 Comments

Opening the folder

I have been thinking a lot about the people and items within the folders handed out to us on Saturday. The victim assigned to our team was Robert King Jr.  He was a firefighter, father of three and a woodworker. … Continue reading

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