Primary Research Material Online: Research and Teaching Perspectives

O'Pecko, Paul J.
January 2004
IATUL Annual Conference Proceedings;2004, Vol. 14, preceding p1
Conference Proceeding
Digital imaging projects of the G.W. Blunt White Library at Mystic Seaport Museum, funded by the Library of Congress and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are explained and demonstrated with comments on how the Library has incorporated the projects' outcomes into its workflow. Upon reapplying for additional funds, the Library was asked by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to instead reach out to scholars in the held and determine what their actually needs were in developing new scholarship. The Library hosted a conference and developed a survey to measure the scholars' needs. Methodology and preliminary results are discussed.


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