Though the YWCA of the USA has been doing work with teens and girls for over 130 years, November 1956 marked the first national conference of Y-Teens. The conference was an important event in helping teens find their voice and … Continue reading →
It’s been a while since a new project update. Metadata moves along and description of photographs is happening within ArchivesSpace! Serials metadata is starting up and after some discussion and partnering with folks in Discovery and Access to describe them bibliographically. It will be a fun exercise in brushing off my MARC skills and learning from the experts.
In other exciting project news, we are getting closer to ingest of the microfilm metadata into ArchivesSpace. I’m excited to finally see the metadata in its new home and hope all our planning and workflows lead to a successful ingest with minimal errors! More to come on that as it approaches.
For now, here’s a photo of the new microfilm viewing/scanning station!
Hello all! It’s been a while since a project update so I thought I’d take a chance here to make some updates. Metadata creation continues. I am finally wrapping up microfilm metadata and I’m making good progress through photograph folder description. For the fall, the focus of my time will gradually shift away from metadata creation as that wraps up and move towards content models, data models and workflows for ingesting metadata into ArchivesSpace and Compass. More to come on those models and workflows as we work through them.