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A talk given for the Catholic University of America's Department of Library and Information Sciences Fall Colloquium. October 20, 2014

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  • 1. Beyond Browse Mobilizing Digital Collectionsand Engaging UsersSharon M. LeonDirector, Public ProjectsRoy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media@sleonchnm | sleon@gmu.edu

2. Putting Collections to Work1. Where are your users?2. Who do you want to play with?3. What will your next experiment be? 3. Meet users wherethey are 4. wardepartmentpapers.org 5. scripto.org 6. http://digital.wustl.edu/ferguson/ 7. Mobile First 90% of American adults have acell phone 58% of American adults have asmartphone 32% of American adults havean e-reader 42% of American adults own atablet computer(January 2014) Mobile Technology Fact Sheet, Pew Research Internet Project,http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/mobile-technology-fact-sheet/. 8. Responsive Design 63% of cell phone owners usertheir phone to go online 34% mostly use their phone togo online(September 2013)Maeve Duggan and Aaron Smith, Cell Internet Use 2013, PewResearch Internet Project, (September 16, 2013)http://www.pewinternet.org/2013/09/16/cell-internet-use-2013/. 9. mallhistory.org 10. mallhistory.org 11. mallhistory.org 12. mallhistory.org 13. Play nicely withothers 14. braceroarchive.org 15. historyharvest.unl.edu 16. curatescape.org 17. europeana.eu 18. dp.la 19. Embrace andsupportexperimentation 20. https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/colors/ 21. Putting Collections to Work1. Meet users where they are2. Play nicely with others3. Embrace and support experimentation 22. Putting Collections to Work1. Where are your users?2. Who do you want to play with?3. What will your next experiment be? 23. Beyond Browse Mobilizing Digital Collectionsand Engaging UsersSharon M. LeonDirector, Public ProjectsRoy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media@sleonchnm | sleon@gmu.edu