Final Project Examples

Spring 2021 Final Projects
Hypertext to Linked Open Data by Gretchen Alexander and Michelle Kennedy

Radical Librarianship by Bridget Arend, Mary Dickson, Jessica Haba, and Olivia Meehan

Challenges in Cataloging the Conceptual, Intangible, and Unusual: MediaWiki as a Solution by  Alex Austin, Ellis Mikelić, and Hannah DeYoung

Folksonomies and Taxonomies by Courtney Miller, Sunni Wong, Katie Sweatman, and Molly Sprague-Rice

Critical Librarianship by Elliott Hadwin, Mariame Kaba, Melissa Nuber, and Diana Vazquez

Fall 2020 Final Projects
Queer Cataloging by Beth Rudig, Emma Boisitz, and Emma Volk

Special Collections by Amy Rupert, Victor Collymore-Bey, LaCresha Neal, and Paris McGarry

Radical Cataloging: Yesterday for Tomorrow by Rose Killelea, Sarah Burry, and Sarah Cuk

Folksonomy by Zoe Block, Paul Polk, Eliza Rinn, and Sophia Streitwieser

Spring 2020 Final Projects
Radical Cataloging and Indigenous Taxonomies by Luis Rubio and Herbert Duran

The Data Lifecycle by Chris Jacobs, Eirini Karoutsos, and Sloan Strader

Cataloging Missing and Debunked Items by Valmai Hanson, Dahlia Kozlowsky, and Alice Selm

Spotify: Access and Discovery by Ellen Connell, Peter Victor-Gasper, and Emily Buytkins

Fall 2019 Final Projects
Lifecycle of User Access by Sumi Matsumoto, Claudia Berger, and Jack O’Malley

The Radical Cataloging of Queer Zines by Brett Bishop-Pullan, Hanna Pennington, and Vella Voynova

Access to Niche Collections by Nicole Buehler, Sarah Fischer, and Lisa Peck

Spring 2019 Final Projects
Video Game Classification in Metadata Across Libraries and Museums by Madeline Newquist, Steven Mitchell, and Shannon Mish

Artists’ Books and Where to Find Them: The Challenges of Cataloging and Classification by Joey Vincennie, Janna Singer-Baefsky, and Hannah Bauer

Radical Cataloging: Recognition, Representation, Accessibility by Zane Castillo, Alicia Hyman, and Evian Yiyun Pan

Digital Access in Museums by Alexandra Srp, Tiffany Chan, and Peter Defenderfer

Fall 2018 Final Projects
Radical Librarianship by Cameron Aguilar, Miriam Clayto, Brianna Martin and Taylor Norton

Emerging Technologies: Applications of Linked Open Data, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence by Andreia Rodrigues Do Amaral, Bernadette Patino, and Charlotte India Eagle

#tagging: An Exploration in the Variation of Tag Use by Manuela Aronofsky, Carolyn Dellinger, WenLin Pan, and Nicole Tominaga

Information Organization & Films by Alvina Lai and Jarek Miller

Spring 2018 Final Projects
Student-First Cataloging: Pragmatic Replacements for Dewey in School Libraries by Gracen Cloud and Jay Lyon

Metadata and Classification: Lost, Stolen, Destroyed and Repatriated Resources by Margaret Daly, Elizabeth Kobert, Genevieve Milliken, and Sara Wowkowych:  Poster

Non-Traditional Cataloging Methods & Critique by Theo Walther, Emily Ordway, and Yolanda Keahey

Cataloging Methods for New Media Materials by Katherine Hicks, Lauren Ingrassia, and Tyler Dennis

Fall 2017 Final Projects
Video Games are Weird, but Librarians will figure them out… by Willamae Boling, Nick Dease, and Stephen Babish

Radical Cataloging by Abigail Walker, Eva Ives, Sophie Harding, and Joshua Coty

Knowledge Organization for User Empowerment by Ella Milliken Detro, Alice Griffin, and Katie Sorresso

Access & Potential Barriers to Information Resources by Michelle Regan, Kelly-Ann Smith, Mary Ellen Curley, and Chelsea Cates

The Journey of Rare Books by Greg Soto, Jacqueline Black, and Anamaria Guzman

Fall 2016 Taxonomy Final Projects
Gordon Parks Photo Taxonomy by Alex DiFiglia, Natalie Moore, Abby Buckingham, and Kara Bledsoe

Eaton Collection taxonomy and Eaton Collection Taxonomy Visualization by Brooke Bormann, Guida Lai, and Marcella Tam