BiblioBoard and BiblioBoard Creator

Dekker, Jennifer BiblioBoard and BiblioBoard Creator. The Charleston Advisor, 2014, vol. 16, n. 2, pp. 5-10. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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This critical review analyses two new offerings from BiblioLabs: Bib- lioBoard and Creator <>. BiblioBoard is a database of mostly historical sources, all of which are in the public domain. Subscribing institutions have access to the entire database, while individuals can purchase and view select collections on their iPads with the BiblioBoard app. Creator is a tool for developing and marketing digital exhibits that are then uploaded into Creator and either made available through the institutional subscription or, if librar- ies wish, for sale through the BiblioBoard app. The review finds that academic libraries do not have much to gain through a subscription to BiblioBoard itself but that Creator presents new opportunities for cre- ating and marketing unique online collections or adding to the digital humanities curriculum. Creator is briefly compared to Omeka, an open source tool for online digital exhibits.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Digital manuscripts, Digital exhibits, BiblioBoard, Archives, Product Reviews, Digital Workflows, Online exhibits, Medieval.
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HK. Online hosts.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Ms. Jennifer Dekker
Date deposited: 22 Oct 2014 16:20
Last modified: 22 Oct 2014 16:20


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