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<div class="center" style="width: auto; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><span style = color:DimGray>'''UA LIBRARIES DIGITAL SERVICES'''</span></div>
==Administrative Policies and Procedures==
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'''[[Mission Statement and Scope]]'''
 
  
'''[[The Big Picture]]  or "What are we trying to do here?" '''
 
  
'''[[Selection Policies and Procedures|Selection]]'''  
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<span style = color:DarkRed><big>'''Mission Statement'''</big></span>
  
'''[[Preservation]]'''
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The University of Alabama Libraries through the 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. Digital Services coalesces expertise across the Libraries in order to leverage skill sets and processes that further the Libraries’ mission.
  
'''[[Policies_and_Procedures_for_Scan_On_Demand|Scan on Demand]]'''
 
  
'''[[Requesting_Copy_of_Digital_Image|Requesting a Copy of a Digital Image]]'''
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<span style = color:DarkRed><big>'''Wiki Sections'''</big></span>
  
'''[[Alterations_To_Online_Content|Alterations to Online Content]]'''
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'''[[Who We Are & What We Do]]'''  
  
'''[[Human Resources|Human Resources and Student Worker Policies]]'''
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Information about the unit, including our mission and goals, our work with other departments, our research and presentations, and various policies.
  
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'''[[How We Do It]]'''
  
[[Emergency Procedures]]
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Information on our production pipeline, with sections on image and audio digitization and delivery, content archiving, and how we organize and document our work.
  
==Organization==
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'''[[Collections and Projects | Collections & Projects]]'''
  
'''[[Organization of documents and collections|Documents and Collections]]'''
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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.
  
'''[[Share Drive Organization|Share Drive]]'''  
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'''[[Staff Links]]'''
  
'''[[Records of Progress!]]'''
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Information for us, mostly a set of links to helpful resources.
  
'''[[Database Tracking]]'''
 
  
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<span style = color:DarkRed><big>'''Find us on the Web'''</big></span>
  
==Digital Services Policies and Procedures==
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'''[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu Digital Collections]'''
  
'''[[Diacritics]]''' - how to manage diacritics issues in terms of MODS creation/metadata remediation.
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*[http://acumen.lib.ua.edu SEARCH by Keyword]
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*[http://guides.lib.ua.edu/c.php?g=572209&p=4031832 Subject Browse]
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*[http://lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/browse-by-category Category Browse]
  
'''[[Digitization]]'''
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'''[[Social Media]]'''
 
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'''[[Metadata]]'''
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'''[[Creating OCR Files]]'''
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'''[[Quality Control]]'''
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'''[[Server-Side Work]]'''
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'''[[Overview Modules]]''' - ideas for PowerPoint presentations about Digital Services.
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'''[[Workflow]]'''
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'''[[Other_Policies_and_Anomalies]]'''
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==Miscellaneous==
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'''[[Cabaniss]]'''
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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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== Useful Resources == 
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* [[Copyright Issues]]
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* [[Conference Reports]]
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* [[Presentations]]
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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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== Some of Our Scripts ==
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[[For EADs]]
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[[For Quality Control]]
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[[For Uploading Content]]
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[[For Archiving]]
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[[For Creating Derivatives]]
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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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Latest revision as of 14:00, 9 January 2017

UA LIBRARIES DIGITAL SERVICES


Mission Statement

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


Wiki Sections

Who We Are & What We Do

Information about the unit, including our mission and goals, our work with other departments, our research and presentations, and various policies.

How We Do It

Information on our production pipeline, with sections on image and audio digitization and delivery, content archiving, and how we organize and document our work.

Collections & Projects

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.

Staff Links

Information for us, mostly a set of links to helpful resources.


Find us on the Web

Digital Collections

Social Media

Personal tools