On a regular basis, Zepheira will provide a summary of the many developments and stories about ViewShare in the news. Here are some of the most recent blog posts and articles:
Better Know a Viewshare: Exploring Texas Funeral Records – Jennifer Brancato digital archivist at East Texas Research Center, Stephen F. Austin State University, created a fascinating view of a set of funeral records which is now directly embedded in the collection landing page. In this blog entry, Trevor Owens, NDIIPP Digital Archivist documents his conversation with Jennifer about the collection and their ViewShare version.
A Collection of Collections: Learning More – NDIIPP maintains a dynamic list the digital collections that have been selected for preservation by the NDIIPP partners. This list was updated April 19 and reports that the NDIIPP collection of collections now stands at 1406. NDIIPP uses ViewShare to create an interactive view of these collections. It can be viewed on the NDIIPP project page.
Information Today published: Viewshare: Up Close and Personal With Your Digital Treasures
by Victoria McCargar
Posted On March 5, 2012.
This article provides an overview of ViewShare and the examples of its broad usage since its official launch, February 19, 2012. The informative article contains quotes from Zepheira’s Eric Miller and Uche Ogbuji and Trevor Owens from Library of Congress.