We are making short videos on finding and using digital cultural heritage databases and Aalto Unviersity Archives’ new digital collections for studies, research and teaching to integrate into information literacy training at Aalto University:
– Image and media databases for digital cultural heritage: finding and using high-quality digital materials provided by museums, archives and libraries (instead of googling for visual material).
– Good practices for using Creative Commons licensed media, and creating image and media citations for dissertations and other learning outputs.
– Aalto University Archives’ digital visual collections (how to access unique materials digitised from the collections, with a highlight for architecture collections). Aalto University Archives are digitising nearly 200 000 images and 5000 objects from its collections in a mass digitisation project in 2018-2019.
Platforms and tools
Videos are produced and edited with Camtasia screen recording software. They are shared on Panopto, MyCourses, Learning Centre resources guides (Libguides) and other course materials.
Videos are part of online learning materials in MyCourses for information skills courses and can be linked to other course materials such as dissertation seminars etc.
DOM-E0005 – Advanced information retrieval (1 ECTS)
ARTS-A0108 – Tiedonhankintataidot (information skills) (1 ECTS)
Links & Materials
Searching for images in media databases
Introduction to Aalto University Archives
Visual Resources Centre/ Aalto University Archives, Leadership Support Services
Aalto University Archives, Leadership Support Services
Research and Innovation Services
Records Management, Leadership Support Services