Por medio de sus colecciones digitales, el Harry Ransom Center tiene la capacidad de compartir los materiales más destacados de algunos de sus acervos. A la fecha, el sitio contiene más de 43000 objetos y continúa creciendo a medida que se añaden, de manera regular, nuevas imágenes de objetos digitalizados. [Read more…] about Una muestra del archivo de Gabriel García Márquez desde cualquier parte del mundo
Through its online digital collections, the Harry Ransom Center is able to share highlights from some of its holdings. To date, the site contains more than 43,000 items and continues to grow as newly digitized collection materials are added on a regular basis. [Read more…] about Sample the Gabriel García Márquez archive from anywhere in the world
Meet the Staff is a Q&A series on Cultural Compass that highlights the work, experience, and lives of staff at the Harry Ransom Center. Liz Gushee has been the digital collections librarian at the Ransom Center since January 2011. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Earlham College and a Master of Library and Information Science from Catholic University of America. Gushee is responsible for launching and managing the platform for the Ransom Center’s digital collections, which includes more than 43,000 items and continues to grow as newly digitized materials are added on a regular basis.
To lower barriers to use of its collections, the Ransom Center has adopted an open access policy, removing the requirement for permission and use fees for a significant portion of its online collections believed to be in the public domain.
In conjunction with the release of the policy, the Ransom Center launches Project REVEAL (Read and View English and American Literature), a year-long initiative to digitize and make available 25 of its manuscript collections of some of the best-known names from American and British literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Among the authors represented in Project REVEAL are