Resources from our CSA panel presentation

On Thursday, May 29, 2014 HistoricDress.org was part of a panel presentation at the annual symposium for the Costume Society of America in Baltimore, MD, “Sharing our Collections Online: Why and How.” The panel included presentations by

  • Kathi Martin of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University
  • Gayle Strege and Marlise Schoeny of The Ohio State University
  • Arden Kirkland of the Vassar College Costume Collection
  • Kiki Smith of Smith College and HistoricDress.org
Below are links to many of the resources we mentioned in our talks:

 

Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design at Drexel University (Kathi Martin)

http://digimuse.westphal.drexel.edu/publicdrexel/index.php

A Comparison of Archival Data and Image Standards – National Archive (link to a PDF)

Link to invitation to contribute terms to the upcoming edition of Chenhall’s Nomenclature: http://community.aaslh.org/nomenclature-submissions

 

The Ohio State University Historic Costume & Textiles Collection (Gayle Strege and Marlise Schoeny)

Collection website: http://costume.osu.edu/

Fashion2Fiber website: https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/

Fiber Reference Image Library website: https://fril.osu.edu/

Vassar College Costume Collection (Arden Kirkland)

website: http://vcomeka.com/vccc

blogs:
http://pages.vassar.edu/vccc
http://tryingonhistory.blogspot.com

featured exhibits:
http://vcomeka.com/vccc/exhibits/show/fbfw/intro
http://vcomeka.com/vccc/exhibits/show/fashioning/introduction

example 360 rotating views:
http://vcomeka.com/vccc/exhibits/show/fashioning/rotating-views

360 photography video tutorials:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAEC580A3D8D7DCA2

contact: arkirkland@vassar.edu

Costume Core

guide under development for best practices in cataloging costume for digital collections
http://www.ardenkirkland.com/costumecore/

comparing fields from current costume collections:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AksZZ8V6CbDxdHVzQlp0b1VwdmNCZ0JUTzBxQUQtV1E&usp=drive_web#gid=2

Existing Standards:
Visual Resources Association – VRA Core 4.0 – http://www.loc.gov/standards/vracore/VRA_Core4_Intro.pdf
Categories for the Description of Works of Art (CDWA) – http://www.getty.edu/research/publications/electronic_publications/cdwa/index.html
Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT) – http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabularies/aat/
Cataloging Cultural Objects (CCO) – http://www.vraweb.org/ccoweb/cco/selections.html

Introduction to Linked Data:
Linked Open Data – What is it? (by Europeana) – http://vimeo.com/36752317
What is Linked Data? (by Manu Sporny) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4x_xzT5eF5Q

 

Historic Dress (Kiki Smith)

blog: http://historicdress.org/wordpress
online prototype collection: http://historicdress.org/omeka
2nd prototype: http://cdm16858.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16858coll9

Shawl exhibit: http://historicdress.org/omeka/exhibits/show/borderdesign/intro
Wrapper notebook: http://historicdress.org/omeka/exhibits/show/wrapper-series

contact: ksmith@smith.edu

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