Tag Archive | digital

Revealing La Révolution: Digitized Pamphlets Accessible through WorldCat

Revealing La Révolution: Digitized Pamphlets Accessible through WorldCat. Updated information on how to search for digitized french pamphlets from UMD’s premier collection.

Alas, poor Metadata!

Submitted by: Jennie Levine Knies, February 8, 2013 The Born-Digital Working Group has already undergone a radical change since the last blog post.  Originally, the group members divided into four subgroups in order to tackle the different aspects of the born-digital workflow.  We are now three.  RIP Metadata subgroup. The original intent of the Metadata […]

The Born Digital Working Group Divides and Conquers

Back in October, we introduced the MITH/UM Libraries Born Digital Working Group (BDWG) with a post about processing the Bill Bly Collection.  Since then we’ve firmed up our goals (“start collecting/working with diverse born digital materials in the libraries”  being a bit nebulous and… huge) and divided ourselves into sub-groups to conquer them. Goals and […]

Digital Collections Undergoing Server Maintenance, Thursday, January 31, 2013

Digital Collections at the University of Maryland will be undergoing crucial server maintenance on January 31, 2013, from 5am to 9am EST. We apologize for any inconveniences or inability to access material during this time.  Thank you for your patience.

Searching UMD Libraries’ Digital Collections Using BASE

The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE), sponsored by the library of the University of Bielefeld in Germany, is an electronic index to more than 37 million digital objects in over 2300 repositories around the world, including over 15,000 items from UMD Libraries’ Digital Collections.  BASE provides not only an alternative method of searching and browsing […]


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