SPEC Kit 335: Digital Image Collections and Services · 103
Digital Collection Services
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 exhibit
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
METS Metadata
Digitization standards followed:
High resolution TIFFs or A/V for archiving
JPEG2000 format for viewing
Digital Collection Development, Project Management, and Post-Development Tools &Services
Funding: Grants and assistance locating other funding opportunities
Project Development Resources
Copyright and permissions
Digital Collection development template
Sample Operational Workflow for digitization (draft)
Information for potential partners
Online usage statistics provide usage counts overall, by collection, and by item
Annual usability studies
User feedback
Collection Findable through main UFDC site, which is already optimized for search engines through the UF
Catalog through WorldCat
Promoted through the UFDC Blog through RSS feeds through press releases and training classes
Development of promotional materials (brochures, exhibits, slideshows)
Assistance available for loading to external sites (YouTube, Flickr) for promotion
New technologies benefit all when implemented
Last modified: Sunday January 15 2012 lnt
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