Digital Collections Documentation

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The Digital Public Library of America aggregates digital objects that are described with Dublin Core in an unrestricted system that are part of the United States” cultural and/or scientific heritage. (Please note: The Alliance is not yet visible in DPLA. We are working on ingest and expect to be live in DPLA by the end of 2018.)

Alliance Primo aggregates digital objects that are described with Dublin Core in an unrestricted system that the institution wants to pipe to Primo, without having to create/maintain local pipes. (Please note: This is not yet in production. Primo publishing is scheduled to run nightly, so your set should be able to be viewed in the Primo sandbox the day after you contribute it. The sets are being actively tested in order to write normalization rules and measure outcomes against objectives.)

Collections that fit all of these criteria may be contributed to both DPLA and Primo simultaneously.

Evaluate the Collection’s Metadata

Alliance Metadata Standards

Determine and Apply Rights Statements

Remediate your Metadata

Contribute a Collection for Aggregation in Alliance Primo, DPLA, or Both

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