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

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

From Our Blog:

  • July 18, 2019

    Tip One: Access Office 365 at Home for Free Did you know you can install Microsoft Office at home for free?  As a Duke permanent employee, you have access to a limited number of downloads of the Office package at no charge. The license works for both PC and Mac.  You may also use any...

  • July 12, 2019

      Last week, it was brought to our attention that Duke Digital Collections recently passed 100,000 individual items found in the Duke Digital Repository! To celebrate, I want to highlight some of the most recent materials digitized and uploaded from our Section A project. In the...

  • June 28, 2019

    descriptive image For the past year, developers in the Library’s Software...