Digital Projects and Production Services
The Digital Projects and Production Services Department (DPPS) brings together a staff skilled in various aspects of information technology to support the mission of Duke University Libraries. Our skills include application development, digitization of library collections, metadata creation, project management, and the development of strategies for sustainable programs. Our mission of consists of four main areas:
- Digitization services and consulting for the Duke community
- Collaboration and consulting on a wide range of digital library projects
- Oversight and management of the library's digital collections program
- Leadership in technology in the library
Our department includes a team of Digital Projects Developers, a Metadata Architect (position currently open), and the Digital Production Center, which performs high-quality digital captures of physical collections.
Our projects include:
- page design and branding for the Duke University Libraries website.
- development and maintenance of the Duke Digital Collections website. On this site, we publish digital captures of collections held by the libraries.
- digitization of collections held by the libraries and selected campus partners.
- support for the libraries' efforts in digital preservation.
- innovative approaches to the discovery and visualization of library resources.
From Our Blog:
Our new W. Duke & Sons digital collection (released a month ago)November 20, 2015
The initial thought I had for this blog post was to describe a slice of my day that revolved around the work of William GedneyNovember 13, 2015
Duke University Libraries has been sharing its rich resources by creating and publishing digitalNovember 6, 2015
Content production is deep underway here at the SNCC Digital Gateway, a continuation of the collaborationOctober 27, 2015
This week, my colleague Will Sexton and I (as well as several other Duke folks) are attending the Digital Library Federation conference in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. While here, we presented a poster on our work to assess scholarly use of digital collections. Please have a look atOctober 27, 2015