Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join OLA
Tribal Libraries Workshop: "Explore the American Experience Online"
Tell a Friend About This EventTell a Friend
Tribal Libraries Workshop:

If you work with researchers, writers, teachers, or students, this workshop will expand your list of go-to websites that include unique primary sources that help tell our many American stories. We will explore a variety of pieces of history, from statistics to sheet music, diaries to daguerreotypes.

3/24/2017
When: Friday, March 24, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Northwest Library / Metropolitan Library System
5600 NW 122nd Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73142
United States
Contact: Helen Clements
405-744-9774


Online registration is closed.
« Go to Upcoming Event List  

Explore the American Experience Online
A Workshop Sponsored by the OLA Tribal Libraries Committee
Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Metropolitan Library System’s Northwest Branch, Oklahoma City

You used to reach for the encyclopedia, but now, just admit it, you reach for the keyboard to explore history.  If you work with researchers, writers, teachers, or students, this session will expand your list of go-to websites that include unique primary sources that help tell our many American stories. 

We will explore a variety of pieces of history, from statistics to sheet music, diaries to daguerreotypes.  Hold on to your hat as we make a whistle-stop tour of free digital collections, including several from Oklahoma.  .6 CEU units available.  Stipends available for early registration.  Handouts will be provided and will be available on the OLA website after the workshop. 

LOCATION: Northwest Library, Metropolitan Library System, 5600 NW 122nd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73142
Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/VP8wgC8hoH22

Continuing Education Credit:  .6 CEUS.

Registration: $65 OLA Members, $130 Non-Members, $30 Students.
Registration is First Come, First Served!

Registration Deadline: March 17, 2017

Thanks to generous funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board and individual donors, the first 35 attendees to register will receive a discount of $30 on the workshop cost.  This offer includes free registration (a $30 value) for up to 5 students who are also OLA members.

To receive the discount or free registration for students, individuals must register using the “Bill Me” option when registering at the OLA Website, www.oklibs.org

Questions about registration?  Email to Kay Boies, execdirector@oklibs.org, phone 405-525-5100

Schedule

 

8:30 Registration & Coffee 
9:00 Welcome and Introductions—Helen Clements and Karen Haught, TLC co-chairs
9:15-10:15 Chad Williams, Oklahoma Historical Society, Research Center Director
Oklahoma Historical Society Film and Video Archives on YouTube, Gateway to Oklahoma History, American Indian resources, American Indian Culture and Preservation Department
10:15 Break
10:30-11:15 Lina Ortega, University of Oklahoma Western History Collections
Digital Projects, including American Indian manuscripts and photographs, and other collections of wide interest
11:15-11:45 Sarah Milligan, Oklahoma Oral History Research Project, OSU Library
Digital Public Library for America, Public Library Partnerships Program Partnership with Neighborhoods Organizing for Change (NOC), and current OOHRP Projects in progress:  Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma’s Native American Artists
11:45-12:45 Break for Lunch (Baked Potatoes from Jason’s Deli—Vegetarian, with non-vegetarian trimmings to add yourself.
12:45-1:15 Jan Davis, Administrative Archivist, Oklahoma Department of Libraries
Digital Prairie collections:  ODL Images of Oklahoma Project, Documents.OK.gov, and Internet Archive, Brief Mention of Library of Congress resources,   and  National Archives resources.
1:15-2:00 Mary Larson, Associate Dean for Special Collections, OSU Libraries, and Kevin Dyke, Map Librarian, Oklahoma State University Library
Mary:  Project Jukebox, Community-based oral history project carried out in close collaboration with Alaska Native communities.  
Kevin:  OSU’s collections of digitized Territorial and Statehood maps, and other resources
2:00-2:45 Lisa Henry, Curator and Archivist, Julian P. Kantor Political Commercial Archive, University of Oklahoma
The Kantor Archive, a unique Oklahoma Treasure, holds thousands of political commercials from 1930s radio to today’s social media, including some of Oklahoma’s leading Native political candidates.
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-3:45 Participant Projects
Workshop participants bring a brief written project description for posting on the OLA website.  They will have time to share information about their organization’s ongoing or planned projects.  Workshop presenters can  also discuss upcoming new projects.
3:45-4:00 Wrap-Up; Take up evaluations, be sure that participants who wish to do so have listed their contact information for follow-ups. (If possible, presenters will allow brief consultations after the workshop.)

 

 
 This workshop is sponsored in part with funding provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board  

 

 


Site Search
Sign In
Sign In securely
Calendar

7/28/2017
Social Media Bootcamp Workshop

 

Oklahoma Library Association
P.O. Box 6550, Edmond, OK 73083 | Phone: (405) 525-5100 | Fax: (405) 525-5103 | Email: execdirector@oklibs.org

Follow us: OLA on Facebook