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Clemson Libraries Retro Etd Project, Joshua Morgan Jun 2018

Clemson Libraries Retro Etd Project, Joshua Morgan

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In 2015, the Libraries began scanning theses and dissertations that were housed in our offsite storage facility. Many of these were single copies that were not held by any other library in the world, so we have insured their long term preservation in both print and electronic forms. We began scanning theses and dissertations in a then-cramped Gunnin Architecture Library, and are now scanning theses and dissertations housed in Cooper. The digitization process results in the removal of the circulating copies from Cooper and Gunnin, the creation of an electronic copy that is accessible anywhere on campus, and one non-circulating ...


A Digital Celebration Of The National Park Service Centennial, Joshua Morgan, Rachel Wittmann Nov 2016

A Digital Celebration Of The National Park Service Centennial, Joshua Morgan, Rachel Wittmann

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After six years of digitization, metadata, and web-development, the Open Parks Network repository is online to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial. We have campfire stories to share on lessons learned from a rocky trail, which will help other institutions steer clear of hidden obstacles and persevere through tough projects.


Open Parks Network: Parks For The People, Christopher Vinson, Rachel Wittmann Nov 2015

Open Parks Network: Parks For The People, Christopher Vinson, Rachel Wittmann

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The Open Parks Network serves the global parks community by providing the information, tools, and solutions to support the stewardship of the natural and cultural assets of protected areas. To date, over 350,000 items and 1.5 million pages of material has been digitized as part of this project. This presentation details the project's background and strategies used for digitization and metadata creation. Additionally, the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Donor Card Collection project is detailed. This webinar presentation was conducted as part of the LYRASIS "Second Friday" series.