Projects, customer stories, and examples for integrating primary source collections into your teaching or research.
Burlington Public Library: Raising awareness of local history collections
The City of Burlington is committed to preserving its history and cultural heritage for future generations. As part of this mission, Burlington Public Library makes it a priority to digitise materials that document the history of Burlington and its people.
Introducing AM Explorer to students: a subject liaison perspective
In July 2020, AM hosted a webinar with two librarians whose institutions have successfully integrated AM Explorer into their library systems and services. Jeff Liszka, Department Liaison for Arts and Humanities at Trinity College, Connecticut, and Dr Hope Williard, Academic Subject Librarian at University of Lincoln, UK.
Harris County Public Library: Creating personal connections between community and collections
Harris County Public Library system (HCPL), Texas, the US’s 10th largest, launched its digital archive in Quartex in early 2021, its centennial year, telling its story through more than 30 digital exhibits.
Sonoma County Library: Making digital collections available to all
Geoffrey Skinner, Cataloging and Metadata Supervising Librarian, and Edy Dawson, Web Programmer Analyst, both from Sonoma County Library, a public library system located in California, talked to us about the importance of providing digital access to their collections with Quartex, in the light of specific human and natural challenges.
Des Plaines Public Library: Digital storytelling of a community’s past, present, and future
In 2021, the late Steven Giese, then Digital Projects Librarian at Des Plaines Public Library, talked us through the Library’s migration to Quartex and how his small team worked remotely to build and launch a new digital collections site that serves and engages their local community.