Digital Collections and Curation Services
The Digital Collections and Curation Services (DCCS) department creates, publishes, and preserves digital resources for use in scholarship, publications, personal research and other engaging academic and non-academic pursuits. Members of the department serve as a bridge between campus data providers and Duke University Libraries preservation systems, whether it be through digitization, data management or other preservation services. The department is engaged in strategic, cross-departmental projects and programs such as the Digital Collections Program, the Research Data Curation Program and other Library-related digital preservation activities.
Services and Areas of Expertise
- Duke Digital Collections
- FADGI compliant digitization services primarily focussed on library collections for still image, audio tape and video tape formats.
- Non-MARC metadata governance, consultation, and support
- Multispectral Imaging (MSI)
- Research Data publication and preservation in collaboration with Data and Visualization Services department
- Preservation repository ingest consultation
Notable Accomplishments: FY2018
- Provide access to over 140,000 digital Duke Library items online
- Curate 20 data sets in support of Duke Scholars
- Metadata support for over 16,000 scholarly publications (including electronic theses and dissertations)
- Produce over 250,000 digital files through onsite and vendor-based digitization