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Can I Say?: The Punk Oral History Project at SCPA
This presentation discusses an oral history project undertaken by archivist John Davis at Special Collections in Performing Arts (SCPA) at the University of Maryland. Since 2017, Davis has interviewed more than thirty ...
Are we there yet? Electronic Resources Discovery in WorldCat
In 2012 the UMD Libraries began implementing WorldShare Collection Manager to manage the Libraries’ electronic collections and to make them accessible in the Libraries’ discovery system, WorldCat UMD. The panel will discuss ...
Library Streaming Media Reserves: What's Happening Now, and What's Coming Next
Over the past semester there have been notable changes to the way we are currently handling the Streaming Media Reserves service, due to both the integration of Streaming Media Reserves into the Resource Sharing & Reserves ...
Identifying Research Topics with Bibliometrics: Guidelines for Practitioners
For many researchers of bibliometrics in academia, the discipline has evolved from hierarchical & metric-focused to more descriptive and story driven. The field is changing for practitioners, as well. While research impact ...
Project Academic Knowledge: Using the Microsoft Academic API to evaluate institutional repository impact
Microsoft Academic (MA) is a publicly-accessible commercial discovery interface that supports creative reuse and evaluation of data through the implementation of accessible APIs. This presentation will provide an overview ...
When Safe Is Not Enough: Creating Brave Spaces at the Libraries
With the Black History Month Read-a-Thon in February 2020, the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee launched its new Brave Spaces program. Based on the Brave Spaces principles laid out by Brian ...
Breaking the Rules Carefully: Implementation of Inclusive Terminology in the Catalog
In January 2020, a group of employees at Towson University's Cook Library petitioned the Metadata Subgroup of the University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) to change the OPAC display of authorized ...
A Minimalist Contribution to Medieval Manuscript Studies
This poster describes an effort to adapt certain principles of "minimal computing" in an attempt to rescue a work of medieval manuscript scholarship from the verge of digital obsolescence. In particular, it describes how ...
Why is there a play about Benjamin Lay?
This presentation discusses the article by Barker entitled "Human Histories Onstage: A Conversation with Naomi Wallace and Marcus Rediker," which was published by the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism in the Fall of 2019.