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Invitation to Apply for CUL Fellowship (formerly Digital Scholarship Fellowship)

We are pleased to invite applications for the CUL Fellowship.  This year’s program builds on the Digital Scholarship Fellowship, which was hosted by the DSPS unit since 2012, by expanding it to all library programs. It aims to provide opportunities for CUL staff to expand their skills and experiences in developing, delivering, and assessing services and […]

Updates from Digital Consulting & Production Services (DCAPS) – January 2018

News Your idea + our technical expertise = a great digital collection Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts & Sciences We are pleased to announce the ninth round of the Grants Program for Digital Collections in Arts and Sciences, a program funded by the College and coordinated by the Library. The goal is to […]

arXiv Update

We are pleased to post our annual arXiv update to report on our 2017 accomplishments and share plans for 2018. During 2017, we witnessed another important milestone as arXiv logged its one billionth download. We recently added Electrical Engineering and Systems Science (EESS) and Economics (Econ) as new subject domains. During 2017, the repository saw 123,523 new submissions and over 187 million downloads from all […]

CUL Kaltura: Audiovisual and Accessibility Developments

As many of you may remember, DCAPS manages the Library’s installation of Kaltura, a platform for online delivery of audiovisual content. Kaltura allows users to store, catalog and publish videos and other media collections on the web. Included in our Kaltura installation is MediaSpace, a YouTube-like interface for discovery and delivery of media stored in […]

Updates from Digital Consulting and Production Services – October 2017

News   Audiovisual Preservation Initiative Digital Consulting & Production Services, in partnership with CIT and other Cornell stakeholders, is leading an effort to determine audiovisual preservation needs campus-wide. Cornell University has vast holdings of unique audiovisual assets vital to its mission “to discover, preserve, and disseminate knowledge.” This institutional legacy now faces a very real […]

Updates from Digital Consulting & Production Services (DCAPS) – August 2017

August 2017 Cornell University Library, a pioneer in the creation and management of digital resources, has assembled a team of experts to support digital scholarship initiatives for Cornell’s faculty, staff and community partners. Specializing in high-end digitization, metadata customization and creation, and online delivery, the DCAPS staff is recognized worldwide for creating innovative collections in support of instructional and research […]

Digital Collections Promotions at CUL

By Marsha Taichman As part of a Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services (DSPS) fellowship, I examine how the library promotes digital collections. For more information, see a blog post about my broader goals for the project. At Cornell University Library, we excel at creating digital collections and refine our workflows on an ongoing basis to increase […]

Audiovisual Preservation Conferences Recap

International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) Annual Conference 2016 Tre Berney and Karl Fitzke represented CUL at this year’s International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives annual conference, held at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Karl is serving as a reviewer for IASA Journal and Tre participated in two panel sessions […]

arXiv Annual Update

arXiv started 2015 with an important milestone as we added the one-millionth paper at the end of December 2014 (press release & video). Since its inception in 1991 with a focus on the high energy physics community, arXiv has significantly expanded both its subject coverage and user base. During 2015, the repository saw 105,000 new submissions and over 139 million […]

Persuasive Cartography: The PJ Mode Collection

Launched in spring 2015, Persuasive Cartography: The PJ Mode Collection is a collection of “persuasive maps” — maps intended to influence beliefs or communicate opinions, rather than convey solely geographic information. The 310 maps were donated to the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections by alum PJ Mode ‘60, and were digitized by Digital Consulting […]

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