Integrating Digital Collections into the Liberal Arts Curriculum

Indentifying Projects

surveying the damage by (nz)dave via Flickr

How do you find digital collections? By listening to faculty.  Here are some lessons learned from trying to identify projects:

  • Faculty need help understanding the importance of digital collections
  • Attending faculty presentations is a great way to discover what kind of data is collected
  • Be persistent
  • Timing is important
  • Mass emails or calls for propsals are not effective; 1:1 conversations are