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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

the racial, post-colonial contours of the Guardian’s global media campaign and particularly the former colonial metropole’s slick repackaging of past imperialist discourses of the body in new digitized ways. The End FGM documentaries, shortened for the

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Siberian Newspapers of the Russian Empire and USSR Periods

Issues of Conservation, Digitization, and Scientific Use

Viacheslav Shevtsov

the USSR), 3 which received legal deposits of all periodicals, hold some of the most complete collections. However, these libraries are digitizing only central and frequently requested periodicals, and digital copies of provincial newspapers can be

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Integrating Research and Collections Management

The Ho‘omaka Hou Research Initiative at the Bishop Museum

Mara A. Mulrooney, Charmaine Wong, Kelley Esh, Scott Belluomini and Mark D. McCoy

existing collections for new research projects, many of which apply new technologies that were not available when the collections were initially acquired by the museum. Another includes major digitization initiatives, which have brought large portions of

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Transformation and Continuity in Urban Space

The Smartphone as a Companion to Digital Teaching and Learning Processes in Extracurricular Learning Settings

Julian Zimmermann, Julian Happes and Nadja Bergis

The progressive digitization of society is irreversibly changing education. Specialists in teaching methodologies are having to address questions raised by the digital revolution in schools and develop appropriate training for teachers. This article responds to this revolution by proposing that smartphones be used to support digital teaching and learning processes in extracurricular learning settings. Specifically, it presents digital city tours as potential tools designed to help learners to explore the urban space integral to their living environment, recognize its historical dimension, and work on this dimension by developing digital narratives. The smartphone is understood here as a tool that makes it possible for learners to experience history and that encourages them to develop learning skills.

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Democratizing the Digital Collection

New Players and New Pedagogies in Three-Dimensional Cultural Heritage

Jane-Heloise Nancarrow

ensure its utility? And how do we navigate the problems presented by the digitization and printing of cultural heritage in a wider learning environment? This article assesses the feasibility of all stages of three-dimensional museum artifact production

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

( Morgan 2009 ) or to interact with Maori material culture and architectural spaces ( Brown 2007 ) are exciting elements of the digitization of archaeological heritage; but, like virtual museums, these too serve largely as a vehicle to disseminate

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Mapping the Rise of a New Concept

Ruth Hemstad

utilizing the developments and new opportunities within the field of digital humanities in recent years, with volumes of newspapers, journals, and books being digitized, research on the emergence of concepts such as Scandinavianism may be undertaken. 18

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Heritage (Erfgoed) in the Dutch Press

A History of Changing Meanings in an International Context

Hanneke Ronnes and Tamara Van Kessel

Library of the Netherlands has digitized almost 10 percent of all the newspaper articles in its collection, making it the largest newspaper digitization project in the world and offering a database that can be easily searched. 12 Books have been digitized

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Picturing Central Siberia

The Digitization and Analysis of Early Twentieth-Century Central Siberian Photographic Collections

David G. Anderson and Craig Campbell

This article documents over five years of exploratory work digitizing glass plate negatives across Siberia dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The article explains the technical and cultural challenges governing access to these collections and offers a preliminary analysis of the themes common to this collection of over 4,000 images. The article is accompanied by a photo essay, which provides a sample of the material and the attributions, as well as references to electronic resources for the full collection and guides to further digitization.

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Rachel Heuberger

The Judaica division of the Frankfurt University Library is in the process of digitizing its outstanding Jewish collections and thus transferring the Jewish sources from the paper-based information of the past into the electronic version of the future. The project eventually will allow any Internet user anywhere in the world to search inside three million pages of Jewish sources within thousands of volumes, seeing the pages exactly as they appear in the originals, complete with illustrations, photos and dedications.