Workshop Ideas 2014

WebWise 2014 features community-driven approach to programming. We invite you to be a part of the WebWise program development team! Use IdeaScale to help design a lineup of workshops and tutorials that you would like to see by adding your ideas and voting on your favorite ideas. Would you like to learn a new digital skill or discover how to participate in the Digital Library of America? Let us know!

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Workshop Ideas 2014

Building a Successful Crowdsourced Project

How have successful crowdsourced ventures structured their project to be attractive to a large group of users, while also helping scientists, or historians, to solve a problem using digital tools?

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Accessibility

What can be done to improve the accessibility of our digital resources? What steps are necessary to create and to adhere to digital project development practices that are inclusive and accessible?

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What would an optimal DPLA Museum Content Hub look like?

Building on experience with Digital Public Library of America content aggregated by Artstor from six museums, and factoring in ideas from the wider community, what might an optimal DPLA Museum Content Hub look like? Making it as efficient as possible for everyone involved to contribute, aggregate, and harvest museum collections metadata may foster the most effective partnerships in service to users.

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Digital Public Library of America

How can my organization participate in the Digital Public Library of America? What is it? And, what does it mean for digital collections and local libraries and museums?

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Revenue for Digital Projects

If we are lucky, we can raise funds to build digital resources. But how do we sustain them? Information about online advertising and sponsorship, success (or failure) of subscription-based services, establishing endowments, and other models is desperately needed.

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Digital Preservation for institutions of all sizes

A workshop that will offer participants advice for preserving digitized and born-digital materials, w/ideas that are affordable.

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Evaluation of Impact of Digital Projects

Since IMLS promotes museums and libraries as strong community anchors that enhance civic engagement, cultural opportunities, and economic vitality we need to see examples of projects that have proven to have these impacts. Also how did they evaluate impact

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Maker Spaces

A workshop focusing on the resources, programming, and expertise necessary to create a maker space at my institution would be useful.

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What are APIs and how can I use them?

I have heard a lot about APIs. What are they, and how can they be useful to my organization?

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Indexing oral histories with OHMS tool

Demonstrate how to install and run OHMS with a CMS to index online oral histories.

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Leveraging Technology to Disseminate Project Results

Increasingly, there is an expectation that grant recipients will develop robust communication/dissemination plans to share their projects with colleagues. This session would address practical strategies for how museum and library professionals can leverage technology (blogs, webinars, online communities of practice, etc) to disseminate project results.

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Planning for Sutainability

Grantors are increasingly emphasizing the importance of designing projects with strong potential to live beyond the grant period. This session will explore strategies for designing projects that can be sustained beyond initial grant funding.

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