From Concept to Reality: An overview of the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Melissa Mclimans. What we do: Create digital resources to support instruction and research Build quality digital resources from: rare, fragile, non-circulating, and high-use library and archival materials
What we do: Wisconsin Digital Collections
The UWDCC is: Wisconsin Digital Collections
Two administrative bodies oversee
and fund our projects:
A little history... Wisconsin Digital Collections
First text project was John Nolen’s Madison : a model city
First multi-media project was AfricaFocus
3000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sounds from forty-five different countries
We have: Wisconsin Digital Collections
UW Digital Collections Wisconsin Digital Collections
Where does the content come from? Wisconsin Digital Collections
1. Proposals are submitted with our simple web form found at: http://uwdcc.library.wisc.edu/forms/submitProposal.shtml
2. Our team will assesses project and meets with content providers to discuss project details.
3. We will present the proposal to a committee, who will accept or decline the proposal.
4. Once approved, we will work together to create a Memorandum of Understanding that fully describes the project.
5. Work begins.
Value of digitization approved
Value = Increased Use approved
Overall collection sessions--18,508,649
State of WI--1,904,409
Ecology and Natural Resources – 1,512,121