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SPARC 2008 Digital Repositories

Title: SPARC 2008 Digital Repositories: P 3 D - Publishing, Publicizing, & Preserving Diatomscapes.
Name(s): Smith, Plato, II, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2008
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: P 3 D - Publishing, Publicizing, & Preserving Diatomscapes Faculty institutional repositories (IR) participation contribution is successful when "What's in it for me?" is effectively conveyed to faculty while emphasizing minimal faculty IR participation overhead & time investment. A Florida State University Biological Scientist was asked if he would be willing to allow the digital library to assist with the development of an online digital collection, print large posters of his research images for display in various campus buildings, hold a library exhibition to publicize his research and interface with students & library patrons, explore biological science metadata standards for his 6,000 images, attach technical specification metadata with online images & basic metadata, and work towards preserving his research data starting with his Diatomscapes collection as a prototype. Diatomscapes consists of a series of 18 diatoms and 1 Radiolarian microscopic organisms developed by Florida State University Biological Scientist, Dr. A.K.S.K. Prasad. Current digital initiatives efforts are underway to build an online digital collection, publicize the images via poster session exhibition in the library, publish Diatomscapes in an IR, preserve via Dark Archives in the Sunshine State (DAITSS) and/or LOCKSS via MetaArchive, and provide open access to the Diatomscapes digital collection. There are plans to build Diatomscapes digital collection in Picasa and Flickr and link from IR, OPAC & Facebook protected by a Creative Commons License contingent on faculty approval. This digital initiative has sparked interests in other FSU biological scientists which will influence future faculty IR participation contribution across disciplines.
Identifier: FSU_migr_digital_lib-0008 (IID)
Keywords: Digital repositories, Digital libraries, Digital preservation
Subject(s): Botany
Information science
Library science
Aquatic ecology
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Digital Library Center.

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Smith, P. (2008). SPARC 2008 Digital Repositories: P 3 D - Publishing, Publicizing, & Preserving Diatomscapes. Retrieved from