Kathelene McCarty Smith

  • Artifacts, Textiles, Digital Projects Archivist
  • University Libraries, UNCG
  • kmsmi24@uncg.edu
  • 336-334-5648
  • 310 Jackson Library

There are 18 included publications by Kathelene McCarty Smith :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Bearwallow: A Personal History of a Mountain Homeland by Jeremy B. Jones 2014 728 This article is a review of the book “Bearwallow: A Personal History of a Mountain Homeland” by Jeremy B. Jones.
Best practices for scrapbook collections in CONTENTdm: lessons from the University Archives Scrapbook Collection at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro [slides] 2014 811 Slides from a presentation on an interdepartmental scrapbook digitization project, geared toward an audience of CONTENTdm users. Delivered May 21, 2014 at the CONTENTdm Southern Users Group Meeting in Columbia, South Carolina. Co-presented by Anna C...
Book Review: The Ghost Will See You Now: Haunted Hospitals of the South. Russell, Randy. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F. Blair, 2014. ISBN 978-0-89587-631-7 (Hardback). 233 p. 2015 137 Randy Russell believes hauntings can happen anywhere, but that ghosts may actually prefer theSouth. This premise has led him to pen several books about Southern ghosts, including GhostCats of the South and Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of ...
Book Review: Organizing Exhibitions: A Handbook for Museums, Libraries, and Archives. By: Freda Matassa London: Facet, 2014. 302p. 2015 278 Creating an effective exhibit is a challenging prospect at best. Whether it is a small exhibit or a large one, it takes a great deal of planning and organization. In her new book, Organizing Exhibitions: A Handbook for Museums, Libraries, and Archive...
The Case of a Scrapbook Collection that Tripled in Size: The Benefits and Unforeseen Consequences of Digitizing a Hidden Collection 2012 447 This paper will examine the benefits of a cross departmental approach (Special Collections and University Archives, Cataloging, and Digital Projects) to manage a digital project and discuss the practical steps of devising a work plan that encompasses...
Collecting Textiles: Is It Worth It? 2013 649 This article describes both the benefits and disadvantages of collecting textiles in an archival repository based on an analysis of three different collections housed at the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives at Th...
Descriptive metadata for scrapbooks: Interdepartmental collaboration to support efficiency and discovery 2013 988 In the fall of 2011, The University Libraries of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro embarked on the digitization of a collection of approximately 250 historical scrapbooks that documented university history and spanned most of the twentie...
Descriptive metadata for scrapbooks: Interdepartmental collaboration to support efficiency and discovery [slides] 2013 684 Slides from a presentation on an interdepartmental scrapbook digitization project. Delivered April 4, 2013 at the Archiving Conference held at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Co-presented by David Gwynn, Anna Craft, and Kathelene McCarty Sm...
Future Directions of the North Carolina Literary Map 2012 202 Poster presented at the American Library Association Conference in 2012: http://ala12.scheduler.ala.org/m/node/2498 Partnering with the North Carolina Center for the Book, the University Libraries at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro ar...
The Golden Band from Tigerland: A History of LSU’s Marching Band [Review] 2016 126 No one who has heard the thrilling first four notes of “Four Corners,” the pregame salute at each of Louisiana State University’s (LSU) home football games, could forget the “Golden Band from Tigerland.” Authors Tom Continé, alumnus of the LSU marchi...
Mommy Goose: Rhymes from the Mountains [Review] 2016 58 Mother Goose has long been a beloved character in children’s literature. With her origins steeped in European folklore, she is most commonly portrayed as an elderly woman with a tall hat who flies through the skies on a large gander. She is also depi...
Paging through history: lessons learned from a scrapbook digitization project [slides] 2014 388 Slides from a presentation on an interdepartmental scrapbook digitization project. Delivered April 8, 2014 at the Society of North Carolina Archivists Meeting in Raleigh, NC. Co-presented by David Gwynn, Anna Craft, and Kathelene McCarty Smith.
Photo synthesis: Collaboration and compromise on a historic photograph digitization project 2013 213 Slides from a presentation on a collaborative historic photograph digitization project. Delivered in February 2013 at the ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) Meeting by David Gwynn and Kathelene McCarty Smith.
Review of The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War 2015 523 This article is a review of the book "The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War" edited by David T. Gleeson and Simon Lewis.
The Travelers’ Charleston: Accounts of Charleston and Lowcountry, South Carolina, 1666-1861 [Review] 2016 45 The lowcountry of South Carolina has long held sway over all who have lived there, but surprisingly, those from outside of the South often offer the most interesting perspectives on the region. The Travelers’ Charleston: Accounts of Charleston and Lo...
Uncovering social history: An interdepartmental approach to scrapbook digitization 2016 150 In 2011, staff at the University Libraries of the University of North Carolina at Greensboroembarked on a collaborative, cross-departmental project to digitize a large collection ofscrapbooks—a notoriously difficult material type. This article docume...
Varieties of Southern Religious History: Essays in Honor of Donald F. Mathews [Review] 2016 61 Varieties of Southern Religious History: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Mathews is comprised of fifteen chapters written by former students of renowned historian Donald G. Mathews. A distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Nort...
Youth as Design Partners: Age-Appropriate Websites for Middle and High School Students 2012 19 This study explored the impact of using best practices identified in previous studies in designing age-appropriate websites for middle and high school youth. Utilizing a mixed-method approach, 31 middle and 22 high school youth took part in six focus...