Digital Humanities projects/tools for on-site patrons

Recently, my colleagues and I have been thinking a lot about the digital content we produce and how to integrate this content into the on-site patron experience.  By their very nature, digital humanities projects and tools can seem segregated from the on-site patron experience, designed to reach a remote, far-flung audience that may never visit your institution.  But, as we invest more time and resources into digital content, is it possible to integrate digital resources into the on-site experience? I propose a session to explore this question, brainstorm strategies for bridging the digital divide, and share war stories from the trenches.  Topics of discussion could include identifying patron needs related to digital content, tools and resources required for on-site use, and educating non-digital staff on the use of digital materials, as well as friendly debate on the prudence and feasibility of such endeavors.

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