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Digital Collections Goals

  • Develop digital collections to support research and digital scholarship at UW Bothell.
  • Provide online access to materials not available elsewhere in response to UW Bothell faculty and student curricular and research needs
  • Support UW Bothell faculty-student partnerships and projects through digital library services
  • Provide an enduring platform for archiving and sharing the work of UW Bothell faculty and researchers
  • Contribute to UW Bothell community-building through digital collections of local importance

Digital Collections Selection Criteria

  • Collection materials are valuable to the UW Bothell academic community, and are not available online elsewhere
  • Collection materials could be incorporated into existing UW Bothell Library Digital Collections, or are significant enough to warrant a new collection
  • Project is aligned with UW Bothell Library Mission Statement and UW Bothell Library Digital Collections goals
  • Project considers copyright, ownership of materials, and preservation
  • Project has a source of funding for digitization (if needed)
  • Materials can be handled and processed using existing resources and staff, and cataloging information and metadata accompanies all items
  • Project can be presented using existing software
  • Faculty are asked to participate actively in digital project development, metadata creation, and website design and content, and to commit to project quality and completion in partnership with the UW Bothell Library
  • Projects based solely on digitizing UW Libraries Special Collections materials, microfilm held by the Libraries, or other general UW Libraries collections, should be developed through Digital Initiatives or other Libraries’ units in Seattle

Contact Us

Denise Hattwig
phone: 425.352.5344
office: LBA-308

Mary Schibig
Collections Assistant
phone: 425.352.3158
office: LB1-311

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