Paromita Biswas

  • Metadata Librarian
  • Hunter Library, WCU

There are 6 included publications by Paromita Biswas :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Analyzing Digital Collections Entrances: What Gets Used and Why It Matters 2016 563 This paper analyzes usage data from Hunter Library's digital collections using Google Analytics for a period of twenty-seven months from October 2013 through December 2015. The authors consider this data analysis to be important for identifying colle...
Digging into linked data: perspectives from the long tail 2018 78 The success of the semantic web depends on widespread participation by cultural heritage institutions and other organizations in making connections between open, structured datasets. Large university libraries are beginning to make such connections i...
From Silos to (Archives)Space: Moving Legacy Finding Aids Online as a Multi-Department Library Collaboration 2016 227 Prior to 2014, finding aids from Hunter Library’s Special Collections did not have a publiclyaccessible online presence and resided as Microsoft Word documents on an internal libraryserver. In 2014, Hunter Library began transferring these finding aid...
Harvesting Quality: Evaluating Metadata for Digital Collections 2014 214 Metadata creation practices for digital library projects vary widely amongst libraries. Digital library projects often have to deal with multiple metadata creators, new formats and resources, and dynamic metadata standards for different communities (...
Nobody Knows and Nobody Is Responsible: Issues in E-Books Workflow and Access 2016 273 Hunter Library at Western Carolina University is a midsized academic institution managing 10 large e-book packages and about 80,000 individual e-book titles. Managing e-books involves working with multiple vendors and staff from different areas of te...
Using "Batches" to Create Workflows in CONTENTdm for Shared Projects within the Library 2014 435 This presentation is about how one library has decided to divide the work needed to get items into ContentDM in a shared environment. The presenters will talk about how different people within the library can contribute to the metadata about an item...