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Title:
Building Collections, Exhibits, and Technological Systems: the Florida & Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project
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Jerome, Melissa
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English
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Presented as part of a panel at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2018 (Albuquerque, NM). The focus of this presentation was the Puerto Rico material digitized for the Florida & Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project. It presented findings from a study conducted, assessing how research practices are impacted by bias in metadata standards.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melissa Jerome.

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Building Collections, Exhibits, and Technological Systems The Florida & Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project Melissa Jerome Project Coordinator, FPRDNP JCLC 2018

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FPRDNP Part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Collaborate with University of Puerto Rico Ro Piedras Digitize approximately 100,000 pages every two years guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ ufndnp 2

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Puerto Rico Content More than 104,000 pages 3 titles, 1890 1910 o Gaceta de Puerto Rico o La democracia o La correspondencia 3

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dLOC Cooperative digital library Over 200 newspaper titles o Cuba o Haiti o Puerto Rico dloc.com/ cndl 4

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Chronicling America National newspaper database Over 13 million newspaper pages o 45 states o 1 territory More than 10 languages https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ chroniclingamerica.loc.gov 6

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Pilot Study Objective: Identify how research practices are impacted by cataloging and metadata standards Interviews: o Library staff o Scholars o Graduate students 8

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Findings Scholars o Do not use metadata o Metadata should be enhanced o Context important Library staff o Metadata should be enhanced o Prioritize collections o Need resources comeback, and with changes in curriculum, they will be more important English) requires a crazy amount of said Dr. Vargas Betancourt. 9

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Next steps Adjust workflows Identify authorities Enhance records Assessment Collection usage statistics Platform usability 10

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Thank You! Melissa Jerome mmespino@ufl.edu 11