January 16, 2022

The Boston Globe Interviews Monica Shin, a Boston Public Library Librarian “Helping to Put Collections Online”

From The Boston Globe Interview:

From Mother Goose to Mother Teresa, the Boston Public Library has been digitizing books, photos, maps, prints, and other materials. Nearly 100,000 items can be explored online, thanks to digital librarians like Monica Shin who help identify and process collections. Download spoke to Shin about digitizing large amounts of data and categorizing and organizing records.

Read the Interview

See Also: Boston Public Library Contributes Their 100,000th Item to “Digital Commonwealth” Digital Library (May 25, 2016)

Direct to Digital Commonwealth Database ||| New Collections Added to Digital Commonwealth in June

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.