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There are hundreds of researchers using images. The same can be said for teaching and learning. From STEM to
humanities, social science, and the arts. It would be more concise to answer who is not.
There are numerous initiatives at place presently. One project is examining display of literary correspondence online as a
digital edition. We are currently conceiving a project to crowd source transcription, and we are currently digitizing audio
broadcasts for use in an exhibit in the fall.
There are special collections such as the Inquisition collection, as well as Architectural Archive materials such as the
Seaside Research Portal. These are mostly in the digital exhibit category.
This is the project that is under exploration with the College of Veterinary Medicine. It will involve a test bed of born-
digital radiographic images that can be pulled into Moodle.
To give several examples: Congressional Video Project is a joint project between LC and the US House of
Representatives Recording Studio to produce live and archived streaming video of House committee proceedings
launched Jan. 17, 2012. “Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress,” a 45-hour online course
produced by LC in collaboration with (US) National Public Broadcasting Service’s “PBS Teacherline.”Five-day Summer
Teacher Institutes in summer 2012, focused on World Digital Library and on LC’s digitized U.S. Civil War collections.
Primary Source Project Plans and other e-learning tools.
Too many to describe.
Too many to list, really, but a few of them are ArcheoCore, Flowerdew Hundred (in Special Collections), MOOCs, Sahara.
Too numerous to cite.
Varies, including historic images of the campus for upcoming 50th anniversary.
Voinovich Collections project is a collaborative project with George Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs
at Ohio University, and Center for Public History +Digital Humanities and the Maxine Goodman Levin College of
Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. Omeka-based web platform featuring documents from the Voinovich
gubernatorial, senatorial, and mayoral collections. These documents are selected by faculty from OU and CSU for
digitization, to be used in their classrooms. OHIO History project is a collaborative project between the Ohio University
administration and University Libraries to create university history learning modules utilizing university archives digitized
content. The Omeka-based modules will be required for incoming freshmen.
We are digitizing materials from our Water Resources Archive that will someday be part of a state-wide digital resource.
These materials are also being harvested by the Western Waters Digital Library.
We have a Digital Humanities Center in the library that works with these collections and we are also working on getting
the collections in K-12 lesson plans.
We have a number of ongoing digitization projects that are producing a variety of digital images of special collection
We have a robust digitization program led by both research and teaching requests, as well as large-scale projects.
We have engaged and continue to explore/build/adapt systems and tools for describing, preserving, maintaining,
delivering, and manipulating (context of teaching and research.) A more recent example of tool building is our Image
Collections Online service (shared cataloging /web delivery solution for non-manuscript images.) We also commonly
digitize special collections for use in a larger project. Again, more recently, we released the War of 1812 project, which
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