Archive | December 2016
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Welcome to a new issue of Stew of the Month, a monthly blog from Digital Systems and Stewardship (DSS) at the University of Maryland Libraries. This blog provides news and updates from the DSS Division. We welcome comments, feedback and ideas for improving our products and services. Digitization Activities Historic Maryland Newspapers Project Rebecca Wack […]
On 1st December, DSS held a Town Hall meeting in the Special Events Room of McKeldin Library; all UMD Library staff were invited to attend. Questions were submitted prior to the meeting via an online form with the opportunity for in-person questions on the day. The meeting began with an introduction by Trevor Munoz since […]
The Libraries began their involvement in the Mellon Foundation grant project Synergies Among Digital Humanities and African American History and Culture in May 2016. This project is a collaboration between the College of Arts and Humanities, the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), the Libraries, and the David C. Driskell Center for the Study […]
We are pleased to announce that as part of our software services program DSS is building and hosting a Reciprocal Borrowing application on behalf of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA). BTAA institutions, plus the University of Chicago, provide reciprocal borrowing privileges to current faculty, emeritus faculty, students, and staff at the other member libraries. […]