UF Digital Collections (UFDC) & Digital Humanities (DH) Report


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UF Digital Collections (UFDC) & Digital Humanities (DH) Report
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Taylor, Laurie N.
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, FL
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The UF Digital Collections (UFDC) & Digital Humanities (DH) Report includes monthly updates on activities related to user, outreach, and other non-production areas of support for the UF Digital Collections, Digital Library of the Caribbean, and Digital Humanities at UF.

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October 2012 UFDC + DH reports: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/sobekcm/development/highlights and http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00012376/ UFDC & Digital Humanities (DH) Report UFDC Most Recent Usage Statistics September 2012 3 226 355 views myUFDC/myDLOC Users (Save to bookshelves, email item record with link, self submit, monthly email usage reports) Total Users 3, 7 00 + U FDC Individual Usage Reports Usage reports emailed to individual users 270 UFDC and Digital Humanities Ongoing discussions w ith faculty regarding integrati n g UFDC and dLOC into courses Meetings scheduled with Leah Rosenberg for online Caribbean literature course developed using dLOC materials and with dLOC Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) sustainability planning, supporti ng new members and partners s Studies Grants o Investigator: Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture ( http://dloc.com/vodou ) o Investigator: The Florida Jewish Newspaper Project ( http://ufdc.ufl.ed u/jewishfloridian ) o Investigator : U nearthing St. Augustine supporting preparatory work and project start o Co PI : ARL Position Description Bank (ARL PD Bank) project o Co PI : M ini G rant to develop holistic supports ( promotion, assessment, integration with tea ching and research; non production) for UFDC ; preparatory work underway o Supporting discussions for possible National Digital Newspaper Program grant proposal Training /Presentations o P resentations for fall courses o Planning training for identified needs : pe rmissions and copyright ; multi lingual metadata ; using dLOC/UFDC; liaison support to develop webinars promoting specific collections o Presenting and supporting events related to Open Access Week (Oct. 23 24) DH Related Events Digital Humanities Working Gro up (DHWG) meetings o Meetings in Pugh 210, from 12 1:30pm: Nov. 7, and Dec. 12


October 2012 UFDC + DH reports: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/sobekcm/development/highlights and http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00012376/ o Email list: digital humanities l@lists.ufl.edu Data Management Brown Bag : o Liaised to schedule series of upcoming Brown Bags, as well as to promote Research Computing Day (Oct. 29), with all details sent to libdata l@lists.ufl.edu Open Access Week Events http://www.uflib.ufl .edu/oa/oaweek/ o Oct. 23 10am 12pm: Health Science Center Library, Room C2 41A o Oct. 2 4 10am 12pm: Library West, 3 rd Floor Information Commons Humanities Collaborations: CoLAB event on Dec. 6, 2 5pm