The University of Alabama Libraries through the Metadata & Digital Services Department seeks to increase the visibility of and enhance the interaction with unique research and scholarly materials. Through innovative technologies and staffing, the Libraries provide online access to these materials and the tools to support their use in furthering the pursuit of knowledge. Metadata & Digital Services coalesces expertise across the Libraries in order to leverage skill sets and processes that further the Libraries’ mission.
Information about the unit, including our mission and goals, our work with other departments, our research and presentations, and various policies.
Information on our production pipeline, with sections on image and audio digitization and delivery, content archiving, and how we organize and document our work.
Information about major projects, including the Acumen open-source digital repository and discovery interface, the NHPRC-funded grant project to digitize the S. D. Cabaniss Collection, and the UA Libraries funded project to devise an inexpensive system for 3D capture.
Information for us, mostly a set of links to helpful resources.
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