Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Vancouver’s History Online

A short article in the Globe and Mail profiling work underway by Vancouver Archives staff – digital conservator Sue Bigelow, archives manager Heather Gordon, and city archivist Les Mobbs – exploring intensively to make the city’s history available in all the ways that people use now - digitization, map scanners, blogging, YouTube, Historypin and Flickr for displaying historical photos and videos. Read the article at: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/putting-vancouvers-history-online/article6825147/

It's good to see this type of initiative, look for news of a partnership initiative of the Ottawa Archives coming soon.

Is your local archives doing something innovative. Please post a comment or send a tip.

 

 

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