SPEC Kit 326: Digital Humanities · 95
University of Florida
Digital Collection Services
Digital Services /Digital Library Center, University of Florida Libraries
http://digital.uflib.ufl.edu/digitalservices/[10/28/11 1:05:39 PM]
Ability to serve a variety of organizational options for objects including:
hierarchical groupings allowing collocation by Area, topic, and geographical hierarchies for
College, Department
monographic, page-turning functionality
multiple files connected to one descriptive record
one item, one record
mapping between various versions of a single work
journal volume, issue, title organization
Broad, internationally applied description methods using METS/MODS Metadata
Ability to apply controlled vocabularies and name headings
Scholarly Publications &Rights management
Journal hosting with Open Journal System (OJS) at FCLA with all journals digitally preserved in FDA
Authors remain the copyright holders
Library requests right to distribute content
Assist with understanding copyright status of work
Creative Commons licensing capabilities
Assist with mandatory deposit of electronic-only publications to the Library of Congress
Digitization of materials held by the Libraries
Digitization equipment operated within a color managed environment for artifactual fidelity:
large format scanner for maps
slide scanner
open book scanner for fragile objects
high speed sheet feed scanner
flat bed scanners
digital photography studio for large or 3-D objects
Digitization experts
Software Suite -the Digitization Toolkit
Customizable Software Toolkit for contributing digitized materials
Digitization manual
Presentation about the Toolkit
Convert traditional publications into digital publications
Provide a means for born digital publication
For other materials: CITT Faculty Media Lab (pricelist)
Digital Curation &Stewardship
Internships (internship policy available internships internships with partners: Samuel Proctor Oral
History Program)
Content Knowledge &Outreach
Collection Support &Processing
Metadata Coordination
Preservation &Archiving
Bit level archiving
Multiple redundant data back-ups provided
Migration of various formats supported
Ability to archive all format types
System interoperability
Training on technologies for digital stewardship
Digital curation for data sets
Digital curation for digital scholarly works (following established guidelines to support evaluation)
Digital humanities (speculative computing) project collaboration and supports see example projects:
Curated online exhibits: by scholars and students with scholarly review
Digital Library of the Caribbean :Teaching Materials Collection: graduate humanities students
developed materials as part of coursework)
Arts of Africa: curated online collection from library and museum materials, with related physical
Digital Vodou: curated scholarly archive of primary and research materials
Supporting interns, fellows, and visiting scholars
Collaborative support on projects (speculative reflective interpretive analytical) and to support
existing research enhanced with technology
Authors and Patrons
self-submittal system for the UF Institutional Repository
user tools for saving searches, creating and sharing collections, and many others
reference support by email, phone, and mail for all collections
Standards Compliant
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