In this presentation, Lotus Norton-Wisla (Digital and Community Outreach Archivist) will provide a crash course in common free image editing tools including: Snipping Tool, Microsoft Photos, IrfanView, GIMP) and products with a cost such as Adobe Photoshop. The webinar emphasizes the use of different tools for different purposes. Some tools will be compatible with a Windows operating system, while others will work on multiple operating systems. The webinar will include demonstrations and helpful tips for using image editing tools within larger scholarly workflows.
In this presentation, Lotus Norton-Wisla (Digital and Community Outreach Archivist) will examine how digital files are an increasingly prominent part of work in Tribal archives, libraries, departments, and programs, as well as non-Tribal institutions. Planning for digital preservation is a key step to keep digital files safe and secure, and save them for years to come.This webinar provides a starting place for basic digital preservation planning and beginning steps, with a focus on storage and free resources available for continued learning.
In this webinar, Clara Gorman and Rachel Bickel (Mukurtu Fellows) will discuss the process of conducting research in federal repositories including the Library of Congress (LOC) and the Smithsonian Institution (SI). This webinar will provide an overview of how collection and institutional histories influence the types of materials housed in each repository, strategies for locating materials relevant to specific communities, and options for providing feedback on their display and description in the record. In addition, the webinar will showcase various resources available to researchers both online and on-site, and give tips on successful strategies for conducting research both inside and outside the reading room.
In this presentation, Annie Tucker (Education and Outreach Archivist) will explore the use and unique features of Scalar, a free and open source authoring platform. The webinar will provide an introductory overview of how Scalar incorporates born-digital content and narrative text, demonstrate the use of core features, and discuss a sampling of projects that have utilized Scalar to illustrate scholarly research and share complex narratives.
This webinar took place on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, 10:00-11:00 am PST.
In this presentation, Annie Tucker (Education and Outreach Archivist), will show how ArcGIS StoryMaps, a platform that combines text with ArcGIS mapping, has gained prominence as a user-friendly tool for presenting place-based narratives. This introductory workshop will discuss the history and growing use of StoryMaps, and provide demonstrations of core features and tools. A number of specific StoryMaps will be examined to illustrate how different fields have utilized the platform to share research, describe projects, and document multi-use landscapes.
This webinar was held on Friday, April 2nd, 2021, 10:00-11:00am PST.
In this presentation, Michael Wynne (Digital Applications Librarian and Mukurtu Support Specialist) will build on the Mukurtu 100 and 101 webinars by showcasing Mukurtu’s extended features. The webinar will cover additional tools including collections, person records, media content warnings, advanced user roles, and site look and feel settings. In addition to discussing the above tools, live demonstrations of each will be provided. Participants are encouraged to share information about their potential Mukurtu projects, and time will be provided for questions and answers.