NHPRC Everglades Digital Library

Schedule of Activities

Please see the grant proposal for a full schedule of activities by month. The performance objectives below are for the entire grant period, January 2009 - December 2011.

Performance Objectives

Folder review and conservation of all materials

Digitization of 99,690 pages

  • Requires an average minimum of 3,323 pages per month (30 month period from April 2009 digitization start until October 2011)

Integration with the Everglades Digital Library (EDL)

  • Nov. 2009: Migrated FIU and UF EDL-FEOL materials
  • Oct. 2009: Loading EDL collections: Marshall, Hole-in-the-Donut, Dineen, and Educational collections
  • Sept. 2009:
  • Summer 2009: PI, Co-PI, and UF IT staff met with representatives from the FIU Libraries' Digital Collections and IT Departments

Technical enhancements

Creation of collection home page

  • Collection home page established in early 2009.
  • Additional support pages will continue to evolve as the project progresses and more materials are added.
  • Historical timeline

Usage statistics:

Revision of six EAD finding aids

Creation of three educational modules

  • Lesson plans
  • Guide to primary sources and other secondary reading materials

Creation and dissemination of documentation and description (workflow and technical specifications; journal article on methodology and outcomes and conference presentations; promotional materials with web links, press releases, presentations, brochures, etc)