[mhsgreatercinci] Re: In case anyone is looking to borrow objects, photos, or botanical images/books

  • From: "BCHS" <bcomuseum@xxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 16:17:15 -0400

YES!!!!! I've got the PastPerfect software (version 4) and have the add on
for posting on line - haven't had time to work with it.



Kathy



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Bill

Software (networked for up to 5 users) and online component was about
2350.0o. We joined AASLH to get a significant discount. Membership was
about $100.00 but it saved us over 1000.00. There are some quirks, but
overall, an easy and cost-effective way to get your materials out there.
And, lots of different component options - books, archives, art, objects,
multimedia (that's a separate package, which I don't think we got), and
there is additionally an option to purchase an online exhibition program.
We didn't do that.

Anna

p.s. - if folks are interested, or if others use PastPerfect or something
similar, this could be a good panel discussion for the group - ways to get
your materials out there and I would be willing to participate.



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Anna,



How much did it cost to be able to put it online?



Bill



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We've had the software for about a month. We have two people on staff
working on it - 1 most of the time, and me some of the time, plus an intern
and a volunteer who work on it several hours a week. It's involved, but
easy enough to learn and there are shortcuts for batches of info, which is
super nice.



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Anna,



Cool! How long did it take to get to this point?



Bill



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Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 3:23 PM
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Hi all - we're in the process of putting our museum and art collections
online. This is the start of things, with thousands more to come. In the
meantime, if you think there's anything botanical or medical that you might
want to borrow, feel free to peruse.

http://lloydlibrary.pastperfectonline.com/randomimages



Anna K. Heran

Exhibits Curator & Education/Outreach Coordinator

Lloyd Library and Museum

917 Plum Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

513-721-3707

www.lloydlibrary.org

Bringing Science, Art, and History to Life, Because the Past is the Path to
the Future



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