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June 13, 2018

ULC Representatives: Please Review Draft User Personae

ULC Representatives, with apologies for the very long follow-up time, please take the opportunity to review the user personae that we revised during our meeting on February 28.   Draft Personae You can find the draft personae here....
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June 1, 2018

Digital Collections in Primo User Testing Report Available

The Digital Collections in Primo Project Group has completed their report on the user testing Alliance members conducted in April and May. Their report is available for review.  High level findings:...
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May 2, 2018

ULC Representatives Meeting, February 28, 2018: Notes

The notes from the ULC Representatives meeting that we held February 28 in Portland are now available. Apologies for the lateness.     Meeting Agenda WelcomeScenarios Introduction (PDF of slides)Alliance Strategic Planning OverviewInitiatives Review (PDF of slides)Grou...
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April 23, 2018

Registration Open: Digital Collections in Teaching and Research Conference, May 24

Registration is now open for the Digital Collections in Teaching and Research Conference, which will be held at the White Stag building in Portland on May 24.  This one-day event offers librarians, curators, faculty, and cultural heritage professionals an opportunity to explore t...
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April 20, 2018

User Testing for Digital Objects in Primo: Testing Materials Available!

How should digital collections function in shared Primo? The Digital Collections in Primo Project Group (DCP PG) invites all Alliance members to be a part of developing our shared vision by participating in user testing April 23-May 4. Tests w...
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April 5, 2018

User Testing for Digital Objects in Primo: Recruiting Test Subjects for April 23-May 4

How should digital collections function in shared Primo? The Digital Collections in Primo Project Group (DCP PG) invites all Alliance members to be a part of developing our shared vision by participating in user testing April 23-May 4. As you know from the open forum that the DCP PG conduct...
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March 23, 2018

Call for Proposals: Digital Collections in Teaching and Research Conference, May 24

This one-day conference will provide a forum for librarians, curators, faculty, and cultural heritage professionals from Alliance institutions to explore the present and future of teaching and in-depth research with digitized primary sources. It is sponsored by the Digital Collections in Teachin...
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March 23, 2018

Seeking Digital Collections Contribution Commitments!

We have a bit over three months left in Extending Digital Collections Support for the Northwest, funded by the Oregon State Library's LSTA Program.     As you know from the information we have shared in numerous forums earlier in the year, part of the c...
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March 6, 2018

New Discussion List: Dublin Core Metadata

As part of the Alliance's support for digital collections described in Dublin Core, we've launched the Dublin Core Metadata Discussion List: ulc-dcm-discussion@orbiscascade.org Members of the list currently include the members of the Dublin Core Best Practices Standing Group and...
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March 6, 2018

Register Now for Dublin Core Best Practices Workshops on March 20, April 6

Leigh Grinstead of LYRASIS will offer workshops on the Alliance's Dublin Core Best Practices on March 20 (3 PM Pacific) and April 6 (10 AM Pacific). This workshop will focus on the Alliance's Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices, particularly the required properties, and crafting high-quality records...
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