So You Want To Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

So You Want To Make A Digital Archive? Three Strategy Questions

Managing physical and digital files, metadata-gathering, and enabling complex internal or public searches of cultural production, ephemera, archives and/or born-digital assets are issues faced by many organizations: large, small, funded, volunteer… At Openflows, we build digital catalogs and archives regularly and want to share some of the specific strategies we use at the outset of a […]

Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University

Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University

From 2014-2015, we worked with researchers and ditgital conservationists at the Warren Lasch Conservation Center at Clemson University to create a digital collection management system for the archeological research on The Hunley. Using CollectiveAccess, we imported over 90,000 records into a more modern metadata schema and created custom interfaces into which the researchers could capture […]

QZAP

QZAP

Openflows has been assisting the Queer Zine Archive Project in both determining software choices and building out their online collections management system — Collective Access. In addition, Openflows has participated in the creation of a metadata standard for Zines (small self-published and distributed publications) based on Dublin Core. We created an install profile for Collective […]

Lloyd Sealy Library at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Lloyd Sealy Library at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

From 2013-2014, Openflows worked with archivists at the Lloyd Sealy Library at John Jay College of Criminal Justice to create both an administrative and public collections management web interface for their oral history collections. Openflows worked with the Loyde Sealy Library at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice to assist them in determining the best software […]