- Digitizing Local History on a Budget: A PLA Talk Table, http://www.scls.lib.wi.us/mcm/programs/talktable_digitize.pdf
- Digitizing Local History: The McMillan Experience, http://www.scls.lib.wi.us/mcm/programs/mcmillanmethod.html
- Digitization for Public Librarians, http://www.scls.lib.wi.us/mcm/programs/digitize.html
- Content That Counts: How a University Library and a Public Library Digitized Local Content for the Web, http://www.scls.lib.wi.us/mcm/programs/digitize.ppt
- Digitization selection criteria, http://www.scls.lib.wi.us/mcm/programs/selection.pdf
1/28/2006: Text corrected and some text deleted. Some of the files listed above are not hidden, but are listed on the Local History section of the library's web site (at the bottom). Thanks Andy for your comment and pointers.
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Why do you assume they don't want the material to be found?
Only because I didn't see links to the materials from the various web pages. They seems to be documents that were stored on the site, maybe for specific people to access.
Those pages are linked to from our Local History Online page, which is the only way to find them. Since our pages are built mainly for the public and interested wanderers, if it not maximized for librarians. I balance that in that the site is fairly well known. I have presented a number of times in Wisconsin, did a talk table at PLA/Seattle, the site got Highsmith and MARS recognition and I mentioned it in my wildly popular book ;-).
I am the contact for the website and the digitization project.
Andy Barnett, Asst. Director
McMillan Memorial Library
490 East Grand Ave
Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494
Andy, well that's not how I found them! (Google linked me to one file, then a little "backtracking" led me to the others. I also do competitive intelligence, so the "routes" I take aren't always normal.) Thanks for pointing out what page they're listed on.
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