Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Internet Archive Scribe Installed at Duke Divinity School Library

On October 17, 2012 an Internet Archive Scribe Machine was transferred from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and installed at the Duke Divinity School Library. The Internet Archive Team including Gemma Waterson, Satellite Digitization Services Coordinator, Elizabeth MacLeod, Supervisor of Satellite Digitization Services, and Osamu Sueyoshi, Satelite Lead/Scribe Operation spent the day re-building the scribe and ensuring the proper technology was connected for scanning to take place. Check out these pictures from the set up!
Disessembled Scribe
Deconstructed Scribe at UNC
Gemma Handling the IT side

In the Box and Ready to Go
Walla Magic!

Osamu is Ready to Go!
Puzzle Pieces
The First Few Scans

The Durham2 Team Showing Duke Devils Pride
Left to Right: Osamu Sueyoshi , Shanee Murrain, Hannah Rozear, Elizabeth MacLeod

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Religion in North Carolina Collection is Live!

The Religion in North Carolina Digital Collection Internet Archive Page is now live and loaded with 83 items including Church Histories and Meetings, Proceedings, and Conference Reports scanned at both UNC's Wilson Library and the Duke Divinity School Library.

Check out these interesting newly loaded titles:

History of the First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, N.C.

The Presbyterian Orphans' Home at Barium Springs, North Carolina : an album of memories

Kingdom building by North Carolina Baptists : a brief account of the organized activities of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina