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Innovations for Access in Alabama: 1) Testing VuFind as an Index for AlabamaMosaic; 2) New Membership Structure for Alabama Digital Preservation Network
In the last decade, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries (NAAL) has launched two statewide initiatives dealing with digitized cultural heritage materials. The first, AlabamaMosaic, is a digital library of materials ...
Testing VuFind as a Collection Index for AlabamaMosaic
In 2005, the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries launched AlabamaMosaic: a consortial collection of Alabama cultural heritage materials digitized by 21 member partners. At present, all partners use OCLC’s CONTENTdm content ...
This Goodly Land: Creating an Online Reference Source
This paper describes the creation of the online literary map This Goodly Land: Alabama's Literary Landscape, from January 2005 through June 2011. The literary map was designed and created at Auburn University by a small ...
Because You’re You: Factors Influencing Selection in a Digital Sheet Music Collection
For this study, we used Google Analytics to evaluate factors influencing user selection of specific works in a collection of digitized sheet music. These factors were: participation in a collaborative index (Sheet Music ...
Profiling Digital Collection Users: Using Google Analytics to Learn More about Users of an ETDs Collection
This poster presents preliminary Google Analytics usage data for a collection of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Correlation of page views with page type, user location, and source (referring link) shows that, ...
Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Limited Shelf Life or Long Tail?
When we make theses and dissertations available electronically, we do so because we believe that these documents have value for researchers. We do not know, however, if this value has a time limit or if it will be sustained. ...
A Discovery of Trees: A Comparison and Evaluation of Five Web-Scale Discovery Tool Services
Web scale discovery tool services allow users to search all of a library’s physical items, licensed electronic content, and local digital collections via a single search box and receive relevance ranked results. Prior ...
AlabamaMosaic: Using VuFind to Index a Distributed Digital Collection
Panel Abstract: College of Charleston, Clemson and the Alabama Mosaic Project will discuss their respective decisions to replace CONTENTdm with open source software. These institutions present three different perspectives ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Distributed Digital Collection of Cultural Heritage Materials
Panel abstract: Virtual libraries are consolidated indexes of digital items harvested from different repositories. Started by a handful of institutions in 2001, AlabamaMosaic now contains almost 80,000 items from more than ...
AlabamaMosaic: A Short History
Presentation on the history of AlabamaMosaic.