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  • How to use the digitized Waterloo Chronicle
    Video       This training video shows you the basics of using the digitized editions of the Waterloo Chronicle. Subtitles are available within the video player.
    Video     This training video shows you the basics of using the digitized editions of the Waterloo Chronicle. Subtitles are available within the video player.
  • Spread the word: Promoting your newspaper site
    Text       Some tips for promoting and providing access to your online newspaper collections. Based on analysis of traffic to many ODW client sites, these tips are a way to provide the easiest routes for users near and far to find and search your collections.
    Text     Some tips for promoting and providing access to your online newspaper collections. Based on analysis of traffic to many ODW client sites, these tips are a way to provide the ...
  • Cramahe Heritage Day Poster
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  • Removing Personal Information
    Text       Quick guide to responding to requests for removal of personal information
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    Text     Quick guide to responding to requests for removal of personal information
  • The Brighton Barn Project - Preserving Brighton's Agricultural Heritage
    TextImage       An article about the Brighton Barn Project put together by the Brighton Digital Archive group.
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    TextImage     An article about the Brighton Barn Project put together by the Brighton Digital Archive group.
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  • Managing & Customizing Your Site
    TextImage       Contributing organizations that use VITA to create a digital collection need a designated site administrator. The site administrator is responsible for: customizing site graphics maintaining and updating site and public interface information checking and approving comments, links, and other action items acting as the main contact for OurDigitalWorld staff in ...
    TextImage     Contributing organizations that use VITA to create a digital collection need a designated site administrator. The site administrator is responsible for: customizing site graphics maintaining and updating site and public ...
  • Cross-Ontario Exhibits
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  • Action Items - Comments, Generic thumbnails, Links, Contributions & Testimonials
    TextImage       Part of agency management, this manual will walk you through reviewing and approving comments, reviewing records with only generic thumbnails, reviewing and correcting links associated with your records. Contributions and Testimonials are also action Items, but have separate manuals.
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    TextImage     Part of agency management, this manual will walk you through reviewing and approving comments, reviewing records with only generic thumbnails, reviewing and correcting links associated with your records. Contributions and ...
  • Order Reproductions option
    TextImage       A short description on how to activate and customize the "order reproductions" option offered on the full size image display.
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    TextImage     A short description on how to activate and customize the "order reproductions" option offered on the full size image display.
  • Managing Groups
    Text       One of the features of VITA is the ability to create “groups” of records. Creating "groups" facilitates better collection management, scoped search queries and result sets, and will prove invaluable when creating virtual exhibits when you want to showcase specific items in your collection. Groups also lets you customize the ...
    Text     One of the features of VITA is the ability to create “groups” of records. Creating "groups" facilitates better collection management, scoped search queries and result sets, and will prove invaluable ...
  • Search and Update Records
    Text       This manual will show you how to quickly find and update specific records in your collection. Contents: Part 1: Getting Started 1.1 Logging in Part 2: Searching and Updating 2.1 Search or Update Records 2.2 Prooflist 2.3 Top 100 Records 2.4 Record ID Part 3: Advanced Search 3.1 Limiting Keyword ...
    Text     This manual will show you how to quickly find and update specific records in your collection. Contents: Part 1: Getting Started 1.1 Logging in Part 2: Searching and Updating 2.1 ...
  • Introduction to VITA
    Text       A brief overview of how to harness the power of VITA for your digital collections. Learn how to apply the right metadata for greater resource discovery, faceted browsing and more! This manual also includes a set of recommendations for creating digital objects for uploading into VITA. Contents: Part 1: Applying ...
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    Text     A brief overview of how to harness the power of VITA for your digital collections. Learn how to apply the right metadata for greater resource discovery, faceted browsing and more! ...
  • Adding a record without a file
    Text       Want to add a record to VITA but don’t have a digital file for it? No problem. VITA accommodates data capture without having to upload a digital file. This manual will show you how!
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    Text     Want to add a record to VITA but don’t have a digital file for it? No problem. VITA accommodates data capture without having to upload a digital file. This manual ...
  • Adding and Managing Records
    Text       Master the basics of how to add and manage records in your VITA collection You have the option of downloading the complete manual, or searching for specific topics by chapter: 1. Getting Started 2. Adding Records 3. Creating Records in VITA 4. Display Screen 5. File/Technical Data 6. Descriptive Data ...
    Text     Master the basics of how to add and manage records in your VITA collection You have the option of downloading the complete manual, or searching for specific topics by chapter: ...
  • Annual Survey of Public Libraries 2017: Make your VITA Collection Count
    Text       A quick guide for gathering the right information about your VITA Collection & subscription for corresponding fields in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport's Annual Survey of Public Libraries 2017. Here's what counts... The Number of Records in the collection Your Subscription Your Site Traffic
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    Text     A quick guide for gathering the right information about your VITA Collection & subscription for corresponding fields in the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport's Annual Survey of Public Libraries ...
  • Ontario's Japanese History
    ExhibitText       A virtual exhibit exploring the history of people of Japanese descent in Ontario, Canada, using primary sources and digitized cultural heritage materials.
    ExhibitText     A virtual exhibit exploring the history of people of Japanese descent in Ontario, Canada, using primary sources and digitized cultural heritage materials.
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