Querying the Library: Digitization and Its Impact

On Friday, May 31, 2013 the James P. Adams Library at Rhode Island College hosted the conference "Querying the Library: Digitization and its Impact." This is a collection of tweets from the event. It includes only Twitter users with publicly accessible profiles.


  1. Introductory Content
  2. Publishing Inti: a Suite of Services Case Study 
    Mark Caprio, Providence College 
    Christiane Marie Landry, Providence College 
    Marc Mestre, Providence College

    This Panel will discuss the collaboration between the Phillips Memorial Library and the faculty-editor of the journal Inti: La Revista de literatura hispanica to digitize and OCR older issues of this publication while creating a digital print-on-demand service for future issues.
  3. Converting PDFs to EPUBs in Digital Commons @RIC 
    Brendan Ryan, Rhode Island College

    This panel will discuss the Digital Initiatives Project at the James P. Adams Library, Rhode Island College where several thousand faculty papers currently in PDF format are being converted into the EPUB file format with rich multimedia content using the Pressbooks open source WordPress plug-in.