Digital Exhibits

"The digital exhibits are really exciting and our faculty and library staff are really impressed with them."
 
Caitlin Rookey, Digital Inititatives Librarian, Texas Wesleyan University

 

Engage your user community and attract new audiences with digital exhibitions.

As well as being a vital means of staying connected with audiences as part of your outreach strategy, digital exhibitions can improve understanding and appreciation of the archival collections which you preserve, digitize, and share.

To achieve this potential, your digital asset management platform needs to not only major in back-end ease and flexibility, with powerful multimedia capabilities, and be able to produce visually-dynamic digital collections sites; it must enable you to confidently and consistently create user experiences that engage interest and invite further exploration.

Easily create, publish, and share digital exhibitions with Quartex

Creating your first thematic digital exhibit in Quartex is quick and easy.

  • Curate digital materials from your media library, whether images, audio or video files, or embed externally hosted assets, then organize, contextualize, and publish your exhibit as a slideshow.
  • Publish your digital exhibits as a temporary or permanent microsite, linked from your digital collections site, and choose to apply core or separate branding.
  • Choose from multiple presentation options for contextual text, citations, and links that interpret and storytell your exhibit.
  • Link assets back to the digital collection to which they belong, or to other pages in your Quartex site or core website, allowing visitors to use your exhibit as a gateway to further exploration and understanding of your collections.

 


 

Explore these digital exhibits

 

McGill University

McGill University

McGill University Library’s “Fur Trade and the North West Company” exhibit explores the complex legacy of the Colonial-era fur trade in Canada that contributed to the wealth of the University’s founder, James McGill. The exhibit showcases its theme largely through digitized manuscripts, each accompanied by descriptive text and sources.
Texas Wesleyan University

Texas Wesleyan University

The Eunice and James L. West Library at Texas Wesleyan University has published the “Texas Wesleyan Theater Playbills 1954-1984” exhibit to lead visitors into its highly visual collection of playbills from hit performances during Professor Mason Johnson’s tenure as director.
Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library

Harris County Public Library has used digital exhibits in Quartex to tell its own story during 2021, the library system’s centenary year. The exhibits tell the stories of more than 20 branches through historic photographs, maps, and memories, as well as that of the county’s Bookmobile service.

 


 

 

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