Creating Online Historical Scrapbooks with a User-Friendly Interface

November 18, 2007


Historical scrapbooks are precious primary resources for researchers. Digitizing historical scrapbooks to provide access to them on the Web is desirable, and many scrapbook digitization projects are underway. However, due to limitations of technology and budget, creating a user-friendly interface for online historical scrapbooks has been very difficult. This case study describes a new approach for presenting online scrapbooks with “page flip” animation and clickable-items, as well as other user-friendly features, without major funding.

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