The Mid Michigan Digital Practitioners (MMDP) convened for its meeting March 17 and 18 2016. On March 17 (afternoon), two workshops were held at the DeVos Center (Room 209E) in Grand Rapids on Virtual Systems and Git/GitHub.
The regular meeting on March 18 was held in the Mary Idema Pew Library on the GVSU campus in Allendale and brought together a wide range of professionals engaged in creating and curating digital collections in Mid-Michigan and the surrounding region, including librarians, archivists, museum curators, historians, and more. The presentations covered a range of topics.
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- Workshop Descriptions
- Lightning Talks:
- Expanding Accessibility: Improving Access to Digital Collections for People with Disabilities – Kevin Driedger, Library of Michigan
- OCR Technology – Jim Hill, User Friendly Consulting, Inc.
- The Brighter the Lightening, the Louder the Thunder: A Reflection on the Broader Institutional Effects of a Major Grand Project – Max Eckard, Bentley Historical Library
- Joining the Table: Advancing Digital Discussions at GVSU – Matt Schultz and Kyle Felker, Grand Valley State University Libraries
- Bentley MiVideo: Providing Secure Access to Audio and Video – Melissa Hernandez Duran, Bentley Historical Library
- Incremental improvement: from Paper to ArchivesSpace – Julie Tabberer, Grand Rapids Public Library
- Shifting to Agile: Are University Libraries Ready? – Nabeela Jaffer and Kayla Ondracek, University of Michigan Libraries
- Preserving Voices of Diversity in West Michigan – Melanie Shell-Weiss, Kutsche Office of Local History, Grand Valley State University Libraries – no slides available
- ArchivesSpace: The (Nearly) Finished Product – Nicole Smeltekop, Michigan State University Libraries
- Greek and Latin Translation Database – Diane Rayor, Grand Valley State University – no slides available
- Birds of a Feather Notes:
- Git and GitHub Material
- Other Workshop Material
- Vagrant Materials