Existing and emerging digital technologies affect how we envision our library and deliver educational programs. Digital Scholarship at the Museum develops and collaborates on projects that seek to engage a wide audience.
- Create and use tools that support digital access and scholarly activities.
- Integrate digital tools and methods with traditional scholarly research.
- Create shared spaces, both virtual and physical, where research and learning can take place.
- Old Weather Whaling – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
- William A. Watkins Collection of Marine Mammal Sound Recordings and Data – Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
- American Whaling Mapped – Benjamin M. Schmidt, Northeastern University Lab for Texts, Maps, and Networks
- Tracing the Arctic Regions – George Philip LeBourdais, Spatial History Project, Stanford University
- Virtual Tours: Scrimshaw – Teressa P. L’Heureux, University of Maine History Department
Preservation & Access
- Digital Commonwealth – Logbooks, journals, nautical charts
- Lockss – An acroymn for ‘lots of copies keeps stuff safe’, core digital preservation principles
- MetaArchive – A digital preservation network by and for memory organizations
- Library of Congress – National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
Department of Digital Initiatives Wiki
- NBWM@Wikispaces – Digital technologies continue to dramatically change the museum experience. Increasingly we rely on the internet to discover and explore; research and learn; organize and plan. This wiki serves as a collaboration platform, an information hub, and a public record of Museum projects involving digital technologies. Join us, work on an existing project, or suggest a new one.
Last modified: July 27, 2017