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

P: 352.273.2900
F: 352.392.6597

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 DSS 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

Digital Support Services Publications

Research Publications

Lois J. Widmer, Laurie N. Taylor, and Mark V. Sullivan. "Florida Digital Newspaper Library: Library and Publisher Partnerships For Access and Preservation." Florida Libraries (Fall 2012: 55/2), 15-17.

Michelle Leonard, Margeaux Johnson, and Dina Benson. "Results from the ACRL Scholarly Communication 101 Road Show, and CoLAB Planning® Session." Florida Libraries (Fall 2012: 55/2), 18-21.

Rebecca Jefferson, Laurie N. Taylor, and Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler. “Digital Dreams: the Potential in a Pile of Old Jewish Newspapers.” Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship (2012: 24/3): <>.

Laurie N. Taylor: "Re-born Digital Comics" for "Digital Comics" theme week, In Media Res: A MediaCommons Project (Feb. 24, 2012)

"Research Data Lifecycle Management: Tools and Guidelines" by Erik Deumens, Laurie N. Taylor, Rachel Schipper, Cecilia Botero, Rolando Garcia-Milian, Hannah Norton, Michele Tennant, Sophia Acord, and Chris Barnes. Workshop on Research Data Lifecycle Management (RDLM 2011), July 18-20, 2011; Princeton University; Princeton, NJ: 2011.

Nemmers, Laura K. and Lourdes Santamaría-Wheeler, “Advancing Digitization: Art and Technology,” in Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art at Twenty Years: The Collection Catalogue, ed. Jason Steuber, Laura K. Nemmers, and Tracy E. Pfaff (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2010), 227-231.

"Increasing Access to Agricultural Publications Using Digital Repositories and the Semantic Web" by Val Davis, Laurie Taylor, Stephen Williams, Dina Benson, Sara Russell Gonzalez, and Mark Sullivan. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Digital Libraries. New Delhi, India: International Conference on Digital Libraries: 2010.

"Optical Character Recognition" (in Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, 3rd Edition), by Matt Mariner, 2010.

"Managing an Open Access, Multi-Institutional, International Digital Library: the Digital Library of the Caribbean" (in Resource Sharing & Information Networks), by Brooke Wooldridge, Laurie Taylor, and Mark Sullivan, 2009.

"Snow White in the City: Teaching Fables, Nursery Rhymes, and Revisions in Graphic Novels" (in Teaching the Graphic Novel, Ed. Stephen E. Tabachnick, Modern Language Association), by Laurie N. Taylor, 2009

"UF Institutional History Project" (Mini Grant), PI Dina Benson; project team: Carl Van Ness, John Nemmers, Mark Sullivan, Laurie Taylor; November 2009

"Digital Military Newspaper Library" (Mini Grant) PI: Will Canova; project team: Joseph Kaleita, Digital Library Center, Development Office; November 2009

"Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers" (Mini Grant), PI: Colleen Seale; project team: Matt Loving, Marilyn Ochoa, Patrick Reaves, Naomi Young, Mark Sullivan, Information Technology staff; November 2009

"Guide to the Institutional Repository at the University of Florida" (LibGuide), by Dina Benson, October 2009.

"Digital Library of the Caribbean : a User-centric Model for Technology Development in Collaborative Digitization Projects" (Invited paper to a Special issue of OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives), by Marilyn Ochoa and Mark Sullivan, 2009.

"Open Access to Historic and Current Florida Newspapers and Other Resources at UF," (in the Florida Library Association News Digest), August 2009. (text)

Digitizing Museum Collections: The Elmer Harvey Bone Photographic Collection,” MA Thesis by Lourdes Santamaria-Wheeler, 2009

"Usability Report for UFDC," by Marilyn Ochoa, Tom Minton, Dina Benson, Nathan Davies, Margeaux Johnson, and Missy Shoop (Clapp), 2009

"Usability Test Report for the Florida Digital Newspaper Library, UFDC," by Marilyn Ochoa and Patrick Reakes, 2008

"Chronicling America Usability Report," by Marilyn Ochoa and Patrick Reakes, 2008

"Building a Digital Library of the Caribbean: Crossing Borders" (in Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century), by Erich Kesse, Catherine M. Marsicek, and Judith V. Rogers, 2007

"Usability Report for UFDC," by Marilyn Ochoa, 2007

"From the Air: the Photographic Record of Florida's Lands" (in OCLC Systems & Services), by Stephanie Haas, Erich Kesse, Mark Sullivan, Randall Renner, and Joe Aufmuth, 2005

"Ephemeral Cities" (in RLG DigiNews) by Erich Kesse, 2004

"The End and How it Looks," MA Thesis by Randall Renner, 1997

(Additional reports are listed here.)