Join us at ACRL NEC

Conference dates: May 24th-28th 2021

Quartex will be presenting live at this year’s virtual conference on Tuesday, May 25 at 2pm, on the theme of "Adam Matthew Digital’s Newest Technology: Quartex and HTR with Transcription".

In this session, Katie Gambone and Jessica Kowalski will showcase the platform's powerful discovery capabilities including HTR Transcription and explore routes into and around the Vizualizing the Americas collection from one of our earliest partners, University of Toronto Mississauga Library.

Find out more about ACRL NEC, or read on for the full session overview, which also features our colleagues at Adam Matthew Digital discussing the importance of digitized content for learning.

 

Balancing the physicality of special collections with the flexibility of digital assets

The events of 2020 hastened a transformation of learning around the world with the balance between the physical and digital library becoming more important than ever.

In this session we talk with Maureen Maryanski, Lilly Library, Indiana University Bloomington, about the work she and her colleagues have undertaken, before and during the pandemic, to demystify special collections libraries and archives on campus, and reflect on the importance of digitized archival content for both in-person and online instruction.

We’ll also explore the tools available to libraries and archives to digitally share and showcase their own archival material using our Quartex platform. Discover how University of Toronto Mississauga is already doing so with its Visualising the Americas collection, and how ground-breaking new features such as Handwritten Text Recognition Transcription aid researchers and students of all levels.

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