Students from two SI courses will describe and reflect on their experiences creating makerspaces for adults and children.
This project explores the ways in which the DDCS fails to represent and/or support marginalized groups. The project explores issues with DDC and these communities through three factors: historical context, access, and authority/agency.
A digital prototype that helps you break up time into the right segments so you can keep track of a varying schedule and make sure you get where you need to go on time.
Over the past year, I have been working at AMNH library through the Pratt Fellowship program. I have learned much about digitization and digital curation. This process also involved the development of project management.
Anthony and Kurt will report on a study that examined methods for engaging young children in visual literacy instruction. The study was conducted by LIS 630 (Research Design/Methods) students in collaboration with the Brooklyn Public Library.
This network study visualizes every available document from the Snowden Document Search, a collaborative online repository between Courage Foundation and Transparency Toolkit, and the extent to which its content shares geopolitical connections with other documents.
In this current political climate we have created a LOD project using the archives of activists during the Progressive Era. The Archives of Margaret Sanger are the core of this project, and we show her connections, document to document, to activist communities through linkages across siloed archives.
The poster accumulates summaries of the “Metadata for Archives” project, including a brief review of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) as an example of archival metadata, and the SNAC project as an example of practical implementation of EAD.
LibGuide from Pratt Social Justice undergraduate minor
This project demonstrates my mastery of technologies covered in LIS 683-01 in the form of a database-driven website. I chose to create an interactive glossary for The Art Genome Project, the classification system and technological framework that fuels Artsy, a free online resource for art collecting and education.
Students from fall 2016’s Identity and Culturally Responsive Practice course will share findings from their scholarship on issues of race, class, and gender within the LIS field and our own SI community. Join us for a presentation and open discussion.
The Alexa Study was conducted by students under the supervision of Dr. Lopatovska. The study examined 20 Alexa users and their interactions with Alexa via Diary. The study was conducted over the course of 4 days, afterwards students analyzed and summarized data to determine their findings.
3 min video on how a usability study can improve the Rutgers University Library website
In the spring of 1969, Pratt Institute erupted in protest.
Students, faculty, workers, and members of the community joined together and forced the school to shut down to address issues of civil rights, neighborhood gentrification, and other social and political concerns.
This presentation discusses an exhibition currently on display on the 6th floor that makes use of archival records documenting this turbulent period.
Projects in Digital Archives students present on a collaborative project with the Brooklyn Public Library to digitize audio interviews from the Civil Rights in Brooklyn Project. The interviews include interviews with notable civil rights activists from the Brooklyn chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).