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Digital Services (DLC)
Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
P.O Box 117003
Gainesville, FL 32611 USA

P: 352.273.2900
F: 352.846.3702
UFDC@uflib.ufl.edu

Celebrating 100 years of IFAS and the Smith-Lever Act

Visit the Florida Agriculture and Rural Life Collection for more.

The Haiti Sun

A collaborative project with the Duke University Archives, the DLC is scanning a run of the of the Haiti Sun from 1950-1962.

Ramón Figueroa Mexican & Cuban Film Poster Collection


Collection: Digital Library of the Caribbean

Drew Field Echoes

Description: Newspaper published at the Drew Field Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida.

Collection: Florida Digital Newspaper Library

Antique Maps, Historic Sanborn Maps, and Aerial Photography



Collection: Map & Imagery Library Digital Collections

Archie Carr and Sea Turtles

Description: Archie Carr attaching weather balloons to sea turtles.

Collection: University Archives Photograph Collection

Alfred Browning Parker

Description: Alfred Browning Parker, architectural drawings, from the University of Florida Architecture Archives

Collection: University of Florida Libraries Architecture Archives Collection

Recognition: Selected Articles and Publications Featuring UFDC

See records and collections in the FDLP Digitization Projects Registry, in Trove from the National Library of Australia, in NINES: Nineteenth-Century Scholarship Online, Hathi Trust, and others.

2012

"Old School Reads: Books from the 1800s" in The Independent Florida Alligator by Mary Elysee Velasco on October 9, 2012 is on the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature Digital Collection, which is hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

"University of Florida Campus, 1930-1953" in the Gator Preservationist is about the UF Campus and materials from the UF Digital Collections hosted and supported through SobekCM

"Digitization: A Modern Chapter in Research" by: Katie Campbell in Journal of Young Investigators mentions the Digital Library of the Caribbean, UF Digital Collections, and other digital scholarship work at UF

NewspaperCat was selected as one of the MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2012.  MARS is the "MARS: Emerging Technologies in Reference" section of the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association (ALA). NewspaperCat is hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

Internet Scout Report (July 13, 2012) featured the Radical Women Digital Collection hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

Internet Scout Report (June 15, 2012) featured the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) a cooperative and collaborative, partner-driven digital library, with UF as the technical infrastructure partner providing hosting and support through SobekCM

Internet Scout Report (May 18, 2012) featured the Florida Photograph Collections hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

EDSitement! The Best of the Humanities on the Web (April 2012) features the Historic St. Augustine Digital Collection hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

Internet Scout Report (April 20, 2012) featured The Florida Anthropologist hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

Focus on Global Resources by the Center for Research Libraries (Spring 2012; Vol. 31: 3) on the Primary Source Awards featuring the Jean-Marie Derscheid Collection powered by SobekCM

"Van Fleet's Artworks Displayed At UF" The Ledger.com for Polk Chronicles by Cinnamon Bair (4/3/2012) featuring the Exhibit for the Harn Digital Collection supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)

"Bringing History Back to Life" Flagler College Magazine (April 2, 2012) on the Carrère and Hastings Digital Collection supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)

"UF Libraries debut online exhibition as companion to opening of Harn wing" (March 30, 2012) in UF News by Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler featuring the Harn Digital Collection supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections (UFDC)

"‘Buddha’ goes to the hospital: A convergence of science, history and art" in The Washington Post (March 22, 2012) on the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, with images from the Harn Museum of Art Digital Collection, hosted and supported through SobekCM and the UF Digital Collections

Chemical Engineering Education journal, news release sent and featured in many venues regarding the Chemical Engineering Education journal being online (news release); featured in Library News

2011

ARL SPEC Kit 326: Digital Humanities, by Tim Bryson, Miriam Posner, Alain St. Pierre, and Stewart Varner (November 2011) includes information on the digital humanities work being done by the Smathers Libraries at UF.

SPEC Kit 324 Collecting Global Resources by Wookjin Cheun, Luis A. González, Akram Khabibullaev, Wen-Ling Liu, Andrea Singer, and Noa Wahrma (September 2011) includes information on the Area Studies collections and work supported by the UF Digital Collections

"UF’s Digital Latin Americana" in The LatinAmericanist, University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies (V 42: 2; Fall 2011),

"Collaborative digital collections: Caribbean solutions for effective resource-building and successful partnerships" by Judith Rogers and Brooke Wooldridge for IFLA - St. Thomas, UVI, is on the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

"An Analysis of the use of MODS in Digital Repositories," paper by Carrie Moran for INFO662 in June 2011, includes the UF Digital Collections and specifically SobekCM MODS

"Caribbean Digital Library Initiatives in the Twenty-first Century: the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)" by Shamin Renwick, in Alexandria (Vol. 22, No. 1, April 2011, pp. 1-18) about the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

Scout Report (December 2011, online) features the Aerial Photography: Florida Digital Collection

Caribbean IRN Archives and the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) featured in Small Axe Salon (sx salon); August 2011

Library News (Fall 2011) features an article on NewspaperCat, supported and hosted by the UF Digital Collections and SobekCM

History Detectives (August/September 2011) featured the James Patton Anderson Digital Collection in the UF Digital Collections (segment starts at around 22:21)

"Michigan Law Library Lends Documents to Haiti Project" mentions the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) and UF as the technical partner (5/2011)

"A Water Conservation Digital Library Using Ontologies," in The Electronic Library journal, including the University of Florida Digital Collections (2011)

Digital Library of the Caribbean featured in the e-newsletter fo the American Library Association's (ALA) American Libraries Direct and in ALA's I Love Libraries (April 6, 2011)

Fairy Tales with Illustrations by Walter Crane, by Mesheryakov Publishing House, Moscow, Russia: 2011. All images are from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature Digital Collection.

2010

"The new woman and ‘the dusky strand’: the place of feminism and women's literature in early Jamaican nationalism," by Leah Rosenberg, in the Feminist Review (2010) 95, 45–63 doi:10.1057/fr.2009.55, includes the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

"Bringing History to the People's Fingertips: University of Florida Digital Collections and Historical Florida Newspapers" by Melissa Shoop in Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook reviewing the Florida Digital Newspaper Library and other collections and services related to the University of Florida Digital Collections (2010)

"Helping Haiti: The Protecting Haitian Patrimony Initiative," by Brooke Wooldridge, in the IQ: RIM Quarterly (Vol. 26: Issue 2; May 2010) is on the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

“Influence and Legacy Preserving the Records of Your Architectural Heritage” in Florida Caribbean Architect (Summer 2010) by Cynthia Peterson and John Nemmers, page 22: on the Digital Library Center's digitization activities of architectural collections and the Florida Architecture & Landscape Design Digital Collections in the UF Digital Collections

The Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature Digital Collection, in ALA Direct (Oct. 20, 2010).

"Arts : Ringling Collection: Images of 19th Century Actors and Actresses" in Reference Reviews (Volume 24, Issue 7: April 2010), on the Ringling Collection in the UF Digital Collections.

UF Today (Fall 2010), page 33: "Gator Guard Gunners shoot a cannon in the Stadium" image from the University Archives Photographs Digital Collection in the UF Digital Collections

Accessories to Modernity: Fashion and the Feminine in Nineteenth-Century France (Spring 2010), by Susan Hiner: image from the UF Digital Collections

2009

NEH's Digging into Data Challenge -List of Repositories (June 2009) includes the UF Digital Collections

2008

"Digital Libraries: opportunities and challenges for the English-speaking Caribbean," by Hannah Francis, in Information Development May 2008, mentions the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

Recognition: Grants

More  recent grants and grant applications are available in the UF Institutional Repository under grant proposals.

2011-2012

  • Saving Carrère and Hastings' St. Augustine Architectural Treasures (National Park Service)
  • Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library (TICFIA)
  • America's Swamp: the Historical Everglades (National Historical Publications and Records Commission)
  • Digitization of rare items from the Latin American Collections (Center for Latin American Studies Title VI)
  • UF Libraries Mini Grants

2010-2011

  • Saving Carrère and Hastings' St. Augustine Architectural Treasures (National Park Service)
  • Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library (TICFIA)
  • America's Swamp: the Historical Everglades (National Historical Publications and Records Commission)
  • Digitization of rare items from the Africana Collections (Center for African Studies Title VI)
  • Digitization of rare items from the Latin American Collections (Center for Latin American Studies Title VI)
  • Digital Military Newspaper Library (UF Libraries)
  • UF Institutional History Project (UF Libraries)

2009-2010

  • Caribbean Newspaper Digital Library (TICFIA)
  • America's Swamp: the Historical Everglades (National Historical Publications and Records Commission)
  • Phase III: From the Air: the Photographic Record of Florida's Lands (LSTA)
  • Digitization of Haitian and Kreyòl Resources (US Embassy in Haiti)
  • Cuban & Mexican Film Poster Conservation Project (UF Libraries)
  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)

2008-2009

  • Digital Library of the Caribbean (TICFIA)
  • Harn Museum, Digitization of the Harn Museum Collection (IMLS)
  • Historic St. Augustine Block and Lot Files Digitization (UF Libraries)
  • Delayed Development: Exposing the Kennedy Space Center Film Collection (UF Libraries)
  • Florida newspapers, 1900-1910 (proposal; National Digital Newspaper Program, NEH and the Library of Congress)
  • Ephemeral Cities (IMLS)
  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Hendry County Library Cooperative: The Clewiston Library Digitization Project (LSTA)
  • Digitizing Hansard's British Parliamentary Debates, 2nd Series (UF Libraries)

2007-2008

  • Digital Library of the Caribbean (TICFIA)
  • Hendry County Library Cooperative: The Clewiston Library Digitization Project (LSTA)
  • Digital Collections in Asian Studies - A Catalog of Chinese Bronzes (UF Libraries)
  • Digitizing Hansard's British Parliamentary Debates, 2nd Series (UF Libraries)
  • Picturing Text: Comics and Other Imagetexts (UF Libraries)
  • Florida newspapers, 1900-1910 (proposal; National Digital Newspaper Program, NEH and the Library of Congress)
  • Ephemeral Cities (IMLS)
  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Digitizing Southwest Florida's Heritage: Building a Cooperative Digitization Project
  • Spanish Colonial St. Augustine: Development of a Teachers Resource Website (Florida Humanities Council)

2006-2007

  • Digital Library of the Caribbean (TICFIA)
  • Historical Museum of South Florida, Collaborative exhibit: "Sea of faces: peoples and cultures of the Caribbean" (proposal)
  • Florida newspapers, 1900-1910 (proposal; National Digital Newspaper Program, NEH and the Library of Congress)
  • Ephemeral Cities (IMLS)
  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Alachua County Voices : Oral History Digitization (NEFLIN Mini-grant)
  • The Concrete Blog: Messages on the Wall (Florida Humanities Council Mini-Grant)
  • Spanish Colonial St. Augustine: Development of a Teachers Resource Website (Florida Humanities Council)

2005-2006

2004-2005

2003-2004

  • Ephemeral Cities (IMLS)
  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Digitizing the calendar of the East Florida Papers for use on the web (Historic St. Augustine Research Institute)
  • Linking Florida's Natural Heritage (IMLS)
  • Spanish Colonial St. Augustine: Development of a Teachers Resource Website (Florida Humanities Council)

2002-2003

  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Phase II: From the Air: the Photographic Record of Florida's Lands (LSTA)
  • Digitizing Herbarium Specimens (Florida Plant Society)
  • Linking Florida's Natural Heritage (IMLS)
  • Preserving Access to Florida's Newspapers (LSTA)

2001-2002

  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Linking Florida's Natural Heritage (IMLS)

2000-2001

  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)
  • Linking Florida's Natural Heritage (IMLS)

1999-2000

  • Baldwin Library: Cataloging & Creating Access to American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH)

1995-1998

  • US Newspaper Program-Florida (NEH)

1994-1995

  • Caribbean Newspaper Imaging Project (CNIP) Converting and distributing indexed and abstracted digital images of microfilmed Caribbean newspapers (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)
  • US Newspaper Program-Florida (NEH)


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