Quartex News

Welcome to the Quartex news page. Here you will find the very latest updates about the platform.

Preserving and showcasing AV collections

Preserving and showcasing AV collections

on Thursday, 23 June 2022

The Bay Area TV Archive, a unit of the Special Collections and Archives at the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University (SFSU), makes history truly come alive, the result of community partnerships and platform development.

Learn how this unique archive worked with Quartex to realise the ability to edit transcription output from television archival footage.

Launching a digital collection

Launching a digital collection

on Tuesday, 14 June 2022

In our session at ATLA Annual, Zachary Bodnar, Archivist at Congregational Library & Archives (CLA), joined us to discuss the migration of their digital archive. In this summary of his presentation, Zachary explains the importance of display and metadata when presenting unique assets.

Upcoming webinar: Presenting oral histories

Upcoming webinar: Presenting oral histories

Oral histories allow people whose voices might not otherwise be heard to share their stories and experiences. But having captured these unique primary sources, how can they best be presented so that they can be heard and studied by researchers? Learn how institutions like yours are using our technology to present oral histories and take away actionable ideas for breathing new life into oral histories in your collections.

How to use metadata-related features in Quartex to create discovery pathways

How to use metadata-related features in Quartex to create discovery pathways

on Thursday, 05 May 2022

Digital archives are heavily dependent upon the scope and quality of metadata for their usability and searchability, but how do you leverage metadata effectively to create meaningful pathways for discovery?

We're presenting at the Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Conference

We're presenting at the Association of Canadian Archivists Annual Conference

Join Aerin Bowers and Emma McTavish at the ACA Annual Conference at the University of British Columbia.

 

Innovative AI technology in Quartex supports widening access to new Peabody Essex Museum exhibition

Innovative AI technology in Quartex supports widening access to new Peabody Essex Museum exhibition

on Monday, 25 April 2022

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has launched its latest exhibition, Let None Be Excluded, as a hybrid gallery and digital experience that uses Quartex to explore the struggle for educational rights in Salem, Massachusetts, which led to equal education advocacy and reform across America.

We're exhibiting at ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2022, the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists

We're exhibiting at ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2022, the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists

We're exhibiting and presenting at ARCHIVES * RECORDS 2022, the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists, this August 24th-27th at the Boston Sheraton.

 

Join our Tech Talk at ALA Annual 2022!

Join our Tech Talk at ALA Annual 2022!

Hear how we're collaborating with technology vendors to add customer value, with Jessica Kowalski and the Quartex team at ALA Annual 2022, at Washington DC, from June 23-28, 2022.

We're presenting at ATLA Annual 2022

We're presenting at ATLA Annual 2022

Join Jessica Kowalski at ATLA Annual 2022, at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, from June 15-18, 2022.

We're exhibiting at the Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2022

We're exhibiting at the Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2022

We're exhibiting at the Society of Southwest Archivists Annual Meeting 2022, this May 18-21 at the Hyatt Regency Houston.

 

We're exhibiting at the Society of California Archivists AGM 2022

We're exhibiting at the Society of California Archivists AGM 2022

We're exhibiting at the Society of California Archivists AGM 2022, this May 19-21 at the Renaissance Palm Springs.

 

Congregational Library & Archives launches new open access digital archive in Quartex

Congregational Library & Archives launches new open access digital archive in Quartex

on Friday, 01 April 2022

The Congregational Library & Archives (CLA), based in Boston, MA, has launched its digital archive with 170 collections documenting the history of over 90 communities in colonial and early-American New England.

We're exhibiting at the Texas Library Association (TLA) Conference

We're exhibiting at the Texas Library Association (TLA) Conference

Join Jessica Kowalski and Liz Stringer at the Texas Library Association Conference in Fort Worth, April 25-28, 2022.

 

Balancing archival processing with digital public access

Balancing archival processing with digital public access

on Friday, 18 March 2022

Archives have traditionally relied heavily on metadata and the detailed descriptions included in finding aids to enable researchers to explore collections and identify relevant resources.

But with vast and growing backlogs of archival material to be processed, how can archivists balance the need for appropriate cataloguing with the equally compelling need to make records available for public access?

Upcoming webinar: Stories from Australian archives, reimagined with digital storytelling tools in Quartex

Upcoming webinar: Stories from Australian archives, reimagined with digital storytelling tools in Quartex

Through tales already presented in Quartex - told through sources as diverse as Melbourne Court Trials and Tasmanian Trade dispatches, lessons on Australian slang and oral histories from South Australia’s oldest agricultural show - learn how to tell and amplify the stories in your digital archive with discovery and engagement tools in Quartex.

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