Digital Scholarship and Broader Impacts supported through the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)


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Digital Scholarship and Broader Impacts supported through the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)
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Taylor, Laurie N.
UF Libraries
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Gainesville, FL
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Digital humanities


Table showing types of measures of impact and return on investment for digital scholarship and digital humanities projects with the supports from the UF Digital Collections (as powered by SobekCM) and with examples of successful projects.

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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Digital Scholarship & Broader Impacts UFDC Support Quantitative (from JISC report: Splashes and Ripples: Synthesizing the Evidence on the Impact of Digital Resources) Analytics Statistics automatically tracked & reported Surveys / Questionnaires Conducted regularly for specific projects Webometrics (web link analysis, search evaluation/ optimization) Built in support by digital services Qualitative (also from JISC report) Focus groups Annual usability testing Interviews Annual usability testing User feedback Contact us questions and responses Quotes and anecdotes Annual usability testing Web contact form responses Emails Discussion Case Studies Development needed Digital Scholarship Support (Curation, contextualization, annotation) Public Scholar Curated collections Exhibits Teaching materials Presentations Bookshelves Tours Grants and donor projects Connection to local impact Examples: Radical Women in Gainesville Alice and Wonderland dLOC Teaching materials French Dept. NEH Digital Humanities Project Preservation of scholarship All materials Increasing access and impact of scholarship All materials Supporting innovative projects UFDC as a technology Supporting new and related tools Example: HR Recruitment database Supporting combined impact of projects Projects preserved and interoperable Preventing silos Example: Jaqi Collection Resources NEH, Office of Digital Humanities: iles/Why.The.Digital.Humanities.pdf JISC report, “Splashes and Ripples: Synthesizing the Evidence on the Impacts of Digital Resources,” ents/programmes/digitisation/Impact_Synthesis%20report_FINAL.pdf