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Engaging Learners

How have libraries and museums created "Learning Labs" that promote engaged learning? A workshop dedicated to presenting effective strategies for creating engaged learning communities would be useful

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Effective Evaluation of Digital Projects

Workshop discussing and teaching methods for evaluating different types of digital projects. How can we effectively measure learning and engagement outcomes for digital projects so that we can then adjust, and possibly redesign, for best possible results?

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Visualize Collections Data with ViewShare

Learn how to take a simple export of data from your collections management system to create different views of your items, such as on a map, in an image gallery, or on a timeline.

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Campaign: 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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Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) presents exciting opportunities for libraries of all sizes. It would be useful to have a workshop that addressed ways that small and medium-size libraries can participate in the DPLA initiative.

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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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Campaign: WiseCamp 2014

Navigating the Divide: Scholarship and Crowdsourcing

Social Media allows for "user-moderation," as found in Wikipedia, Pinterest, etc. Often, humanities scholars want iron gates between vetted and unvetted content. How can we, in the middle, reap the benefits and power of crowd-sourcing while engaging sound, scholar-approved strategies for the same?

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Engaging Visitors with Social Media

A workshop discussing best practices for using social media networks to engage with museums' visitors and collections' researchers. Also covering what doesn't work very well and who is responsible for managing that interaction.

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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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