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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 […]

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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 […]

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Seven Questions for: Karma Foley, Smithsonian Channel

This interview with Karma Foley, Director of Library and Archives at the Smithsonian Channel, is part of an ongoing series of interviews with CollectiveAccess users. Foley got her start in media as a production assistant to ethnographic filmmaker John Marshall, and later worked as a stock footage and archival researcher. Realizing that archives was where she […]

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How to make sure your PDFs are Searchable

CollectiveAccess is finicky! In order to make sure your PDFs are searchable, you need to pay attention to a few things. 1)What version of CollectiveAccess are you using? PDFs are only searchable if you are using Providence 1.4 or (or later versions) and Pawtucket 2 (or later versions). 2)What software did you use to create your PDF?  […]