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User-generated tips, tools, and shared strategies for using CollectiveAccess

news and events

CollectiveAccess and ESDN/DPLA Presentation in NYC

For those of you in NYC, if you’re thinking about getting your materials onto DPLA, there’s a great event coming up with the METRO CollectiveAccess Special Interest Group: Monday, March 6, 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM The New School 6 East 16th Street, Rm. 703, New York, NY Chris Stanton from ESDN/METRO and Liza […]

guides and workflows

Setting Up an Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting Provider

At The New School Archives and Special Collections, we initially wanted set up an Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) data provider to be able to serve our digital collections records from our CollectiveAccess site to the OCLC Digital Collections Gateway so that they would be searchable on WorldCat. Later on, we wanted […]

quick tips

Pawtucket: How to Install an Open Source Analytics Tool

The day that we, at La MaMa’s Archives, launched our digital collections site, I had one sharp regret: I hadn’t finished installing an analytics feature into the site before we went live. I was working on it, it was something I knew I should do – but in the mad rush of all the other […]

user interviews

Seven Questions for: Liza Harrell-Edge, New School Archives

This interview with Liza Harrell-Edge, Manager of Digital Initiatives at the New School Archives and Special Collections, is part of an ongoing series of Interviews with CollectiveAccess users. Previously she worked at the Fales Library and Special Collections at NYU on collections including the Sylvester Manor Archive and the Kathleen Hanna Papers. She received an […]

user interviews

Seven Questions for: Lindsay Dumas Wittwer, Center for Puerto Rican Studies

This interview with Lindsay Dumas Wittwer, Digital Archivist at the Center for Puerto Rican studies, is part of an ongoing series of interviews with CollectiveAccess users. Lindsay is currently the Digital Archivist at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies (Centro) Library and Archives where she manages the Digital Projects and Oral History teams, including the […]

user interviews

Seven Questions for: Bonnie Gordon, Interference Archive

This interview with Bonnie Gordon, volunteer at Interference Archive, is part of an ongoing series of interviews with CollectiveAccess users. Bonnie has volunteered at Interference Archive since 2013 and is involved in the Cataloging, Administration, and Born Digital Working Groups. She received her MA in Archives and Public History from NYU and works as Assistant […]

guides and workflows

Interference Archive’s Guide to Cataloging with CollectiveAccess

Volunteers at Interference Archives collectively created a wiki to document their cataloging workflow. Read the guide here: https://catalog.interferencearchive.org/issues/wiki/CA-Process-for-IAcatalogers