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Our Students – Lisa Snider

It was my great pleasure to join the City of Vancouver Archives as a work experience student from Fall 2010 until Spring 2011. This was a UBC-SLAIS professional experience project that focused on the creation of a web presence for the Archives’ Major Matthews Early Vancouver Online project.

Lisa Snider with Major Matthews and Jack the Cat

Lisa Snider with Major Matthews and Jack the Cat

First, I developed a design and layout for a template that was used for the Major Matthews section of the Archives’ website. Using the Matthews template as a guide, I created the individual pages that formed this section. Some of the pages focused on the project itself, while others focused on the Major and his work.

I then created and organized the Volume One web page so that viewers have three options. You can

  • search the entire volume by keyword
  • download Volume One in its entirety, in either PDF-A or ODF format, or
  • download/view any of the 254 individual chapters of Volume One in PDF-A format

The template created for Volume One will be used by Archives staff for Volumes Two to Seven. Continue reading