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Augmentation and Enhancement of Crowdsourced Metadata for the Our Marathon Digital Archive

When I first entered my MLIS program at Simmons College, I never imagined that I would become a cataloger. I envisioned myself working at a reference desk, not sitting alone in a back room consulting volumes of arcane rules and standards. But after taking one cataloging course my entire perspective shifted. I realized that the  Continue Reading »

DRS Collection Profile: RISE Research Posters

Since 2012, the Center for Research Innovation has hosted the Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE), an annual exhibition for students and faculty to present their research to the Northeastern community and “industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts“. Each year RISE participants create nearly 400 posters to describe research activity at Northeastern covering  Continue Reading »

Select Archives and Special Collections materials are now available in the Digital Public Library of America

Nearly 9,000 primary source documents and images curated and digitized by Northeastern University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections are now available in the Digital Public Library of America. The DPLA is a national resource that brings together digital materials held by American libraries, archives, and museums. Northeastern University Libraries’ contribution to DPLA was made possible  Continue Reading »

DSG-Authored CERES Case Study Published in College and Undergraduate Libraries

Recently, several Digital Scholarship Group members teamed up to research and write an article that will be published in College and Undergraduate Libraries. Authored by Sarah Sweeney, Digital Repository Manager; Julia Flanders, DSG Director; and Abbie Levesque, DSG Coordinator and doctoral student in English, the article uses the CERES Toolkit as a case study for  Continue Reading »

Meet the 2017 CERES Exhibit Toolkit Projects!

The DSG is proud to announce the projects chosen for this year’s round of CERES Exhibit Toolkit development. We will work with the following four projects to implement enhancements and new features to improve user experience, create additional exhibit tools, and incorporate the Toolkit in the classroom: Boston as Middle Passage In 2015, students and  Continue Reading »

2017 Call for Proposals: The CERES Exhibit Toolkit

Deadline: March 31 Apply here: Project Application More information : Call For Proposals 2017 The Digital Scholarship Group is now accepting proposals for the next round of CERES Exhibit Toolkit development (formerly known as The DRS Project Toolkit). The CERES Exhibit Toolkit is a user-friendly set of tools for building digital projects and publications using  Continue Reading »

Undergraduate Research Assistant: Kaley Bachelder

In Fall of 2016, I joined the Digital Scholarship Group team to assist in the development of one of the flagship CERES: Exhibit Toolkit websites, the Catskills Institute. Previously housed by Brown University, the Catskills Institute is a collection of postcards, pamphlets, and other memorabilia as well as personal anecdotes and recollections curated by Phil  Continue Reading »

DRS Milestone: 100,000 Files!

I’m happy to announce that the Digital Repository Service (DRS) now contains more than 100,000 files! We reached this milestone earlier in the month as files were being uploaded into the Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción collection for Archives and Special Collections. The 100,000 files stored in the DRS cover a broad range of topics, from  Continue Reading »

DRS Collection Profile: The Boys and Girls Club Photograph Archive

The Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections’ vast collection of photographs from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston is now available in the DRS. This collection tells an important story of the Boys and Girls Club of Boston (BGCB) and the organization’s rich involvement in the Boston community from 1893 to 2004. There are  Continue Reading »

Introducing the New Digital Repository Service!

Northeastern University Libraries and the DSG are proud to announce the release of the newly redesigned Digital Repository Service! The Digital Repository Service (DRS) is a digital storage and preservation tool that allows the Northeastern community to store materials that are produced at the university or are important to the university’s mission. Faculty are welcome to  Continue Reading »

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