Press Release: Innovative Interfaces, Inc. [November 6, 2012]

Scottsdale Public Library (AZ) promotes local history with online StoryTour Collection

Copyright (c) 2012 Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

SummaryThe Scottsdale Public Library recently debuted its online Papago Salado StoryTour Collection. The collection includes historical images and stories that connect the authentic history of the Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Tempe regions in Arizona with specific buildings and places. Audio clips of first-person narrative stories provide short accounts about the people and events that shaped the community over time. Visitors to the Library's website have access to the collection through Content Pro, Innovative's digital collection management solution. Audio clips of the stories can also be accessed at the physical locations of the historical sites via a mobile device.

Emeryville, CA. The Scottsdale Public Library recently debuted its online Papago Salado StoryTour Collection. The collection includes historical images and stories that connect the authentic history of the Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Tempe regions in Arizona with specific buildings and places. Audio clips of first-person narrative stories provide short accounts about the people and events that shaped the community over time. Visitors to the Library's website have access to the collection through Content Pro, Innovative's digital collection management solution. Audio clips of the stories can also be accessed at the physical locations of the historical sites via a mobile device.

Says Aimee Fifarek, Library Technologies and Content Senior Manager: "A tremendous amount of research and care went into creating the StoryTour content, and the Library is delighted to be able to connect our community to this unique material. These wonderful stories are now available to a diverse audience and will not be lost to future generations."

The StoryTour project is sponsored by the Papago Salado Association, Inc. in its efforts to support cultural heritage tourism within the regions. It has been funded, in part, by an Arizona Humanities Council grant for the scholarly research and development of the project's content.

Click here to explore the Papago Salado StoryTour Collection.

About Scottsdale Public Library

The Scottsdale Public Library (AZ) links residents with resources and people worldwide. Care is taken to ensure that residents from all racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds receive materials, services, and programs that meet their unique needs. Quality customer service is the Library's highest priority and all service and resource allocation decisions are made with the customers' needs in mind.

About Content Pro

Content Pro is the digital collection management system that makes archives, special collections, and other digital materials visible and accessible to the widest possible audience on the Web. With its intuitive Web-based submission forms, powerful search interface, and harvestable metadata design, Content Pro provides a complete solution to the digital collection publishing needs of libraries.

About Innovative Interfaces

Innovative Interfaces creates cutting-edge products that allow libraries to succeed in a modern technology environment and the freedom to implement solutions that best meet their specific needs. The company's versatile and market-leading solutions include: the Sierra Services Platform, the Millennium ILS, the Encore Synergy discovery application, Electronic Resource Management, and INN-Reach resource sharing. An established company with a vision for the future, Innovative connects with thousands of libraries of all types in over 50 countries. Innovative's commitment to service is reflected by its 24/7/365 Help Desk, Innovative University, and the CSDirect Web support center. The company is located in Emeryville, California with offices around the world.

Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Issue:November 6, 2012
Publisher:Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Company: Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
Libraries: Scottsdale Public Library
Permalink: http://www.librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=17394
Record Number:17394
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-11-06 15:02:33