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<big>'''UA Libraries Digital Services Planning and Documentation'''</big>
==Administrative Policies and Procedures==
'''[[Mission Statement and Scope]]'''
'''[[The Big Picture]]  or "What are we trying to do here?" '''
'''[[Selection Policies and Procedures|Selection]]'''
'''[[Requests_for_Scans|Scan on Demand]]'''  and  '''[[Requesting_Copy_of_Digital_Image|Requesting a Copy of a Digital Image]]'''
'''[[Alterations_To_Online_Content|Alterations to Online Content]]'''
'''[[Human Resources|Human Resources and Student Worker Policies]]'''
'''[[Supplies and Purchasing]]'''
'''[[Organization of documents and collections|Documents and Collections]]'''
'''[[Share_Drive_Protocols|Share Drive]]'''
'''[[Records of Progress!]]'''
'''[[Database Tracking]]'''
'''[[Prepared Desktops]]'''
==Digital Services Policies and Procedures==
'''[[Obtaining Materials from Hoole Staff|Obtaining Materials]]'''
*'''[[Handling Archival Materials]]'''
*'''[[Material Anomalies|Should this page be scanned?]]'''
*'''[[Procedural Anomalies|What should I do if...]]'''
'''[[Quality Control]]'''
*'''[[Diacritics]]''' : how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
*'''[[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]]'''
*'''[[Moving_Content_to_Acumen_and_Archive|Moving Content to Acumen]]'''
*'''[[Transcripts]] and [[OCR List | OCR]]'''
'''[[Collection-Specific Notes and Information]]'''
'''[[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 == 
* '''[[Scripts]]'''
* '''[[Learning Resources for Digital Services Staff]]'''
* [[Copyright Issues]]
* [[Conference Reports]]
* [[Presentations and Publications]]
* [ A controlled vocabulary reference for regions of the United States]
* [ NISO: A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections]
* [ LOC: About American Memory: Technical Information]
== Wiki Reference Guides ==
* MediaWiki text [ examples]
* How to [ create a new page]
* MediaWiki [ HELP]
* '''[[Sandbox]]''' - a place to practice MediaWiki formatting. Please delete all sandbox tests before logging out.
* Consult the [ User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
* [ Configuration settings list]
* [ MediaWiki FAQ]
* [ MediaWiki release mailing list]
* [ Wikipedia Tools] - tools for converting Excel sheets to Wikipedia tables, etc. and more.
==In Progress==
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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 It

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