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<big>'''UA Libraries Digital Services Planning and Documentation'''</big>
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<div class="center" style="width: auto; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><big><span style = color:DimGray>'''UA LIBRARIES DIGITAL SERVICES'''</span></big></div>
  
  
  
==Administrative Policies and Procedures==
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<span style = color:DarkRed><big>'''Mission Statement'''</big></span>
  
'''[[Mission Statement and Scope]]'''
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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.
  
'''[[The Big Picture]]  or "What are we trying to do here?" '''
 
  
'''[[Selection Policies and Procedures|Selection]]'''  
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'''[[Who We Are & What We Do]]'''
  
'''[[Preservation]]'''  
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'''[[Digitization Procedures | How We Do It]]'''
  
'''[[Requests_for_Scans|Scan on Demand]]'''  and   '''[[Requesting_Copy_of_Digital_Image|Requesting a Copy of a Digital Image]]'''
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'''[[Collections and Projects | Collections & Projects]]'''
  
'''[[Alterations_To_Online_Content|Alterations to Online Content]]'''
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'''[[Staff Links]]'''
  
'''[[Human Resources|Human Resources and Student Worker Policies]]'''
 
  
'''[[Supplies and Purchasing]]'''
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<div class="center" style="width: auto; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><big>'''[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu SEARCH Our Collections in Acumen]'''</big></div>
  
==Organization==
 
  
'''[[Organization of documents and collections|Documents and Collections]]'''
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<div class="center" style="width: auto; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;">'''[http://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Alabama-Digital-Services/201689006518946 Like us on Facebook] | [https://twitter.com/UALibDS Follow us on Twitter] | [https://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitalservices Subscribe to our Wordpress blog]'''</div>
 
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'''[[Share_Drive_Protocols|Share Drive]]'''
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'''[[Records of Progress!]]'''
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'''[[Database Tracking]]'''
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'''[[Prepared Desktops]]'''
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==Digital Services Policies and Procedures==
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'''[[Digitization]]''' and '''[[Quality Control]]'''
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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.
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'''[[Metadata]]'''  and '''[[Diacritics]]''' - how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
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'''[[Server-Side Work]]'''
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'''[[Transcripts]] and [[Creating OCR Files]]'''
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'''[[Workflow]]'''
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==Miscellaneous==
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'''[[Cabaniss]]'''  -  Information about "Digitizing the S. D. Cabaniss Papers,"  an NHPRC grant-funded project.
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'''[[Acumen]]''' - Our web delivery software '''''[http://sourceforge.net/projects/acumendls/ released open source!!]'''''
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'''[http://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitalservices/ Our Digital Services Blog!]'''
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'''[[Command-line Work on Linux Server]]'''
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'''[[Handling Archival Materials]]'''
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'''[[Working with Microsoft Excel]]'''
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'''[[Finding Things]]'''
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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
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'''[[Collection-Specific Notes and Information]]'''
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'''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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'''[[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.
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'''[[Training Needs]]''' - a running list identifying topics for monthly DS training sessions.
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== Useful Resources == 
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* '''[[Scripts]]'''
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* '''[[Learning Resources for Digital Services Staff]]'''
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* [[Copyright Issues]]
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* [[Conference Reports]]
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* [[Presentations and Publications]]
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* [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/regions1.html A controlled vocabulary reference for regions of the United States]
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* [http://framework.niso.org/ NISO: A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections]
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* [http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/about/techIn.html LOC: About American Memory: Technical Information]
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== Wiki Reference Guides ==
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* MediaWiki text [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Wikitext_examples examples]
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* How to [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Starting_a_new_page create a new page]
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* MediaWiki [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Introduction HELP]
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* '''[[Sandbox]]''' - a place to practice MediaWiki formatting. Please delete all sandbox tests before logging out.
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* Consult the [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents User's Guide] for information on using the wiki software.
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Configuration_settings Configuration settings list]
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* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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* [http://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce MediaWiki release mailing list]
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* [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>'''UA LIBRARIES DIGITAL SERVICES'''</span></big><br/><br/>
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<big><span style = color:Crimson><div class="center" style="width:auto; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;">'''MISSION STATEMENT'''</div></span></big>
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<div class="center" style="width:auto; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;">''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.''</div><br/>
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<big><span style = color:DimGray>'''CONTENT'''</span></big><br/>
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| [[Who We Are & What We Do]]
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| [[How We Do What We Do]]
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu Acumen]</span>
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<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]</span>
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<span class="plainlinks">[http://tagit.lib.ua.edu/steve.php?task=loginController_loginPage TagIt]</span>
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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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Latest revision as of 14:17, 23 May 2013

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 It

Collections & Projects

Staff Links



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