The Boston Globe Interviews Monica Shin, a Boston Public Library Librarian “Helping to Put Collections Online”
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.
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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
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.