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==Digital Services Policies and Procedures==
 
==Digital Services Policies and Procedures==
  
'''[[Digitization]]''' and '''[[Quality Control]]'''
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'''[[Obtaining Materials from Hoole Staff|Obtaining Materials]]'''
  
'''[[Matching]]''' - "Books" vs. "Letters" : how to create secondary scans from digitized book pages when metadata exists for pages of the book as independent intellectual items.
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'''[[Digitization]]'''  
  
'''[[Metadata]]''' and '''[[Diacritics]]''' - how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
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*'''[[Handling Archival Materials]]'''
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*'''[[Material Anomalies|Should this page be scanned?]]'''
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*'''[[Procedural Anomalies|What should I do if...]]'''
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'''[[Quality Control]]'''
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'''[[Metadata]]'''  
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*'''[[Diacritics]]''' : how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
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*'''[[Matching|Books vs. Letters]]''' : how to create secondary scans from digitized book pages when metadata exists for pages of the book as independent intellectual items.
  
 
'''[[Server-Side Work]]'''
 
'''[[Server-Side Work]]'''
  
'''[[Transcripts]] and [[Creating OCR Files]]'''
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*'''[[Moving_Content_to_Acumen_and_Archive|Moving Content to Acumen]]'''
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'''[[Workflow]]'''
 
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'''[[Collection-Specific Notes and Information]]'''
  
 
==Miscellaneous==
 
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'''[[Handling Archival Materials]]'''
 
  
 
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'''[[Wiki templates]]''' - if applicable, please use one of these in order to help standardize the organization of the most frequent types of pages
 
'''[[Wiki templates]]''' - if applicable, please use one of these in order to help standardize the organization of the most frequent types of pages
 
'''[[Collection-Specific Notes and Information]]'''
 
  
 
'''Mounting the S Drive and Printer Installation on Windows''' - [http://www.lib.ua.edu/wiki/digcoll/images/3/3e/Mounting-S-Drive-Windows.docx click here] for a handout.
 
'''Mounting the S Drive and Printer Installation on Windows''' - [http://www.lib.ua.edu/wiki/digcoll/images/3/3e/Mounting-S-Drive-Windows.docx click here] for a handout.
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* [http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_tools Wikipedia Tools] - tools for converting Excel sheets to Wikipedia tables, etc. and more.
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_tools Wikipedia Tools] - tools for converting Excel sheets to Wikipedia tables, etc. and more.
 
 
  
  
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<big><span style = color:DimGray>'''CONTENT'''</span></big><br/>
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu Acumen]</span>
 
<span class="plainlinks">[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu Acumen]</span>
  
<span class="plainlinks">[https://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitalservices Digital Services Blog]</span>
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://transcribe.lib.ua.edu Transcribe old documents!]</span>
  
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://tagit.lib.ua.edu  Tag our photos!]</span>
  
[[Transcribe]]
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Alabama-Digital-Services/201689006518946 Join us on Facebook]</span>
  
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<span class="plainlinks">[https://twitter.com/UALibDS Join us on Twitter]</span>
  
<span class="plainlinks">[http://tagit.lib.ua.edu/steve.php?task=loginController_loginPage TagIt]</span><br/>
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<span class="plainlinks">[https://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitalservices Check out the Digital Services Blog]</span>
The University of Alabama Libraries has thousands of digitized photographs. Many of these photos may lack adequate descriptions of the people, places, or objects displayed. By applying your own tags to our photographs, you can help us fill in the blanks and provide more thorough and accurate information for students and researchers using our collections!
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Alabama-Digital-Services/201689006518946 Join us on Facebook]</span>
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Revision as of 10:28, 3 October 2012

UA Libraries Digital Services Planning and Documentation


Contents

Administrative Policies and Procedures

Mission Statement and Scope

The Big Picture or "What are we trying to do here?"

Selection

Preservation

Scan on Demand and Requesting a Copy of a Digital Image

Alterations to Online Content

Human Resources and Student Worker Policies

Supplies and Purchasing

Organization

Documents and Collections

Share Drive

Records of Progress!

Database Tracking

Prepared Desktops

Digital Services Policies and Procedures

Obtaining Materials

Digitization

Quality Control

Metadata

  • Diacritics : how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
  • Books vs. Letters : how to create secondary scans from digitized book pages when metadata exists for pages of the book as independent intellectual items.

Server-Side Work

Workflow

Collection-Specific Notes and Information

Miscellaneous

Cabaniss - Information about "Digitizing the S. D. Cabaniss Papers," an NHPRC grant-funded project.

Acumen - Our web delivery software released open source!!

Our Digital Services Blog!

Command-line Work on Linux Server

Working with Microsoft Excel

Finding Things

Wiki templates - if applicable, please use one of these in order to help standardize the organization of the most frequent types of pages

Mounting the S Drive and Printer Installation on Windows - click here for a handout.

DS Staff Training and Exploration Fronts - an information space used to identify and track new or novel uses of digital archiving technologies, tools, and resources.

Training Needs - a running list identifying topics for monthly DS training sessions.

Useful Resources

Wiki Reference Guides


In Progress

UA LIBRARIES DIGITAL SERVICES


MISSION STATEMENT


The University of Alabama Libraries through the Digital Services Program 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. The Digital Services Program coalesces expertise across the Libraries in order to leverage skill sets and processes that further the Libraries’ mission.


Who We Are & What We Do
How We Do What We Do
Details



Interesting Links

Acumen

Transcribe old documents!

Tag our photos!

Join us on Facebook

Join us on Twitter

Check out the Digital Services Blog

Personal tools