The 2005 Northeast Regional Digitization Seminar and Meeting also included two fine guest speakers, Dr. Robert Cohen and Karen Lawson
, representing R.I.P.M
, The Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals and the Iowa State University Libraries
Karen Lawson of Iowa State University presented how the Knowledge Imaging Center (KIC) benefits Iowa State University's faculty as well as students.
eloquently described the library's introduction of the Knowledge Imaging Center
as one of the most exciting that she
can remember, stating that KIC
"attracted almost 10 times the attendance of the next most popular introduction.
In addition, Karen Lawson
also discussed how KIC
serves as a shared resource in the library. that along with providing students with a wonderful resource for creating digital images, KIC
allows their ILL department to fulfill the occasional request for color or oversized images, and KIC
is available to their electronic reserves and special collections departments.
reaffirmed why so many universities and other organizations throughout the world have made the DLSG
their digitization partners.