Prototype Share

Harvard Law School Library, Berkman Klein Center, & Knight Foundation

Present prototypes for nine projects backed by the Knight Foundation

October 11, 1-5pm

WCC Milstein West A, 1-3pm

1-2pm Project presentations

2-2:30pm Break

2:30-3pm Small group discussions

WCC Milstein East A, 3-5pm

3-5pm Project fair, conversation


ATLmaps: Deep Mapping the Stories of Your City

ATLmaps combines archival maps, geospatial data, and user contributed multimedia location pinpoints to tell stories about your city

Georgia State University: Brennan Collins (Associate Director of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning)

Can I Fair Use It?

Enabling people to share information on questions of copyright and fair use by exploring existing gaps and opportunities, and testing a new approach for libraries to connect patrons with subject experts

Harvard University: Kyle Courtney (Program Manager, Copyright Advisor, Harvard Library Office of Scholarly Communication); Jack Cushman (LIL Developer, BKC Fellow)

Digging DEEP for Community Growth

Connecting academic libraries to local community needs by developing a portal for information, research, resources and sharing

Penn State University Libraries: Rebecca Miller (Head of Library Learning Services at PSU Libraries); Lauren Reiter (Library for Learning Innovations and Business and Economics Librarian at PSU Libraries; Maria Kenney Burchill (Head of Adult Services for Schlow Centre Region Library)

Free Library of Philadelphia Cultureshare

Advancing local engagement and strengthening community connection to untapped library collections and new work from local artists by introducing subscribers to librarian-curated digital content on a monthly basis

Free Library of Philadelphia: Autumn McClintock (Strategy Coordinator for Free Library of Philadelphia)

Unlocking Film Libraries

Making film and video housed in libraries more searchable and discoverable by testing software that will annotate speech, objects and actions in film

Dartmouth College: Mark Williams (Assoc. Prof. of Film and Media); Lorenzo Torresani (CS Prof., Director of Visual Learning Group)

Future-proofing Civic Data

Exploring ways libraries can support preservation and long-term access to open civic data through community information portals such as OpenDataPhilly

Temple University Libraries: Joe Lucia (Dean of Libraries); Chad Nelson

Indigenous Digital Archive

Helping people more easily access and engage with mass digitized archival documents and photos through tools that enable people to annotate, tag and make searchable archival materials

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture: Anna Naruta-Moya (Project Director for MIAC Indigenous Digital Archive project)

Literacy, Art, Technology and Community

Increasing literacy and engaging communities by piloting StoryScape, an interactive learning platform that allows users to create visual stories about their communities with artwork from local artists in public libraries

StoryScape (MIT Media Lab): Micah Eckhardt

The People’s Media Collection

Offering media training in libraries through a program that engages community members to gather information about their communities and create broadcast content

Philadelphia Community Access Media: Gretjen Clausing