UFDC and the Digital Humanities ( Handout )


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UFDC and the Digital Humanities ( Handout )
Abbreviated Title:
University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC) : Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship Support
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Taylor, Laurie N.
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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Digital Humanities
Digital Scholarship


Handout or brief guide on Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship projects and supports from the UF Libraries, especially in relation to the UF Digital Collections and Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ).
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Original version online 12/2011, and updated on 7/24/2013.

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http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/digital laurien@ufl.edu UFDC and the Digital Humanities The UF Digital Collections (UFDC) is a central online access and digital preservation repository. UFDC provides free access to over 500 digital collections from over 90 partners for a total of over 7 million pages of unique manuscripts and letters, antique maps, rare books, newspapers, photographs, oral histories, scholarly curated collections, and more. UFDC provides the central technology supporting many digital scholarship and digital humanities projects. Supports include: Full, free, and optimized online access for all materials Guaranteed ongoing access and full digital preservation of all materials Permanent links with full attribution for all materials Support for all material types Permissions based model for contributed materials Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) model and tools for distributed collection contributions Digital collections and digital project materials support as subject/theme based collections All materials in UFDC can be cross listed in any/all other collections Support for project based needs: digital scholarship collections and curated materials; online exhibits; collections of teaching materials; collaborative partnerships; promotion and outreach Digital Humanities Project Examples using UFDC & the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) Curated Collections and Experiments: Law Library Microform Consortium Haitian Law Project All Jamaica Library Cuban and Mexican Film Collection and exhibit Women in Development Archive of Architecture in Ghana Radical Women in Gainesville E. H. Bone Photography Collection (reuniting museum and library holdings) Asian American Student Union Archives (documentation to support development of academic department) Exhibits: Online exhibits development (development, hosting, ongoing support) Slideshows to run at events, online videos, collateral support materials including flyers and posters, etc. Teaching Materials: Digitally acquiring materials for classes Lesson plans, syllabi, and other teaching materials Grants and grant support Independent projects use the UFDC/dLOC infrastructure to ensure sustainability and prevent siloing Collection of full grant proposals online Technologies Open Journal Systems Self submittal tool Technologies and Technical Trainings Partnership support, permissions, etc. Data/digital curation Digital Humanities Resources at the University of Florida http://www.humanities.uf l.edu/digitalhum.html http://www.humanities.ufl.edu/public humanities.html http://digital.uflib.ufl.edu/humanities