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September 12, 2018

Help with Digital Collections pathways & resources

Getting Help with Digital Collections (metadata remediation, harvester contributions) Please follow this procedure to get help with digital collections: Post your question to the Dublin Core Metadata discussion list (ulc-dcm-discussion@orbiscascade.org). Th...
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September 12, 2018

Welcome Jess Colati, DPLA Ingest Manager

Jess Colati started today as our DPLA Ingest Manager. We have brought Jess onboard as a contractor to assist in the work Jodi managed within our Digital Collections Services, specifically our move to DPLA. You can see the scope of work here. Jess will primarily b...
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August 14, 2018

ULC Program Update/Reminders

ULC Team The ULC Team is assisting in writing the strategic plan during August and September.  The Archival Collection Management Standing Group, Dublin Core Best Practices Standing Group, and Unique Materials in the SILS Standing Group will be supporti...
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July 2, 2018

Unique & Local Content Program: What's Next

As you know from the email to the Announce list last week, the Alliance has a plan to manage the work that Curtis Wyant and I led. Here are the ULC-community specifics. Cassie Schmitt has graciously agreed to serve as Interim ULC Program Manager. She will work with the ULC Team and its standing g...
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July 2, 2018

Digital Collections Service: What's Next

As you know from the email to the Announce list last week, the Alliance has a plan to manage the work that Curtis Wyant and I led. Here are the specifics for all of you who are contributing digital collections to the harvester for aggregation in DPLA and Primo. Getting Help with Digital Collectio...
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July 2, 2018

ArchivesSpace Users: What's Next

As you know from the email to the Announce list last, the Alliance has a plan to manage the work that Curtis Wyant and I led. Here are the specifics for participants in the Archives & Manuscripts Collections Service who use ArchivesSpace. Getting Help with ArchivesSpace...
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July 2, 2018

Harvester Contributions Top 100,000

With a flurry of contributions (and a great deal of work by Metadata Analyst Robin Fay) over the last week, the Alliance's digital collections harvester now has over 100,000 digital objects for DPLA, Primo, or both. Hearty congratulations to all of you for braving the choppy waters of rights stateme...
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June 25, 2018

Revised User Personae Finalized

The user personae that the ULC Representatives worked on during their in-person meeting last February are finalized and posted on the ULC Team page. Thank you to all the representatives who put good thought into the personae at the meeting and who gave good feedback!     Adm...
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June 22, 2018

ULC Team Endorses Objectives for Digital Collections in Primo

The Unique and Local Content Team endorsed the Objectives for Digital Collections in Primo in its meeting on Monday, June 18.    The Digital Collections in Primo Project Group created the recommendations as part of its work this year. They are the culmination of two years of use...
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June 22, 2018

LSTA Grant Assessment Survey Open Until July 2

With the end of the Oregon LSTA grant soon upon us, it's time to complete assessments required by our funding source!  If you took one or more digital collections workshops from the Alliance and/or received direct support from Robin Fay (Metadata Analyst) or Leigh Grinstea...
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