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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 Library Center: Promoting New Digital Collections

  • Ensure collection level catalog record is created - email UF-cataloging list with request
  • Records for individual titles will load to catalog if derived from Aleph/OCLC. If individual records for items are wanted and will not be automatically created, contact Cataloging.
  • Send to Public Information Officer for announcement (myUFL, UFL news, others)
  • Work with Subject Specialist to write draft notice for use in LibNews
  • Work with faculty members in announcing collections on their departmental websites, and widely through their networks (colleagues, listserves, conferences)
  • Work with external organizations to publicize availability through their websites and publications (ex. National Trust for Historic Preservation)
  • Sitemaps automatically updated for Google and other commercial search engines
  • OAI automatically updated for OAIster and other harvesters
  • Send announcements on broad digital collections to listserves and publications (, VRA-L, IMAGELIB,
  • Add collection to Wikipedia¬†page on UFDC, add particular items to relevant pages, create collection information pages on Wikipedia when appropriate

Last modified: Monday November 29 2010 lnt