TITLE

From Finding Aids to Wiki Pages: Remixing Archival Metadata with RAMP

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Timothy A.; Little, James; González, David; Darby, Andrew; Carruthers, Matt
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Code4Lib Journal;10/14/2013, Issue 22, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the development of the lightweight web-based editing tool, the Remixing Archival Metadata Project (RAMP), which allows users to create and publish authority records as pages on the Wikipedia website. Topics include the growth of GLAM-Wiki (galleries, libraries, archives, and museums with Wikipedia) movement; the role of libraries in authority control; and the use of Wikipedia by cultural heritage groups to share information from archival collections online.
ACCESSION #
93425050

 

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