Digital Resources Advisory Group Meeting Nov. 1, 2006 - 1:35 PM
Announcement PBS screening Everglades Documentary at Nov. 14th, Room 220 Faculty Center Room
Sound & Image Presentation
Mayra: Diaz Ayala Cuban & Latin-American Music Collection (Grant by Grammy org. for digitization of radio program).
FCLA copyright issues, preservation & reformatting of material, not to web yet because of copyright.
4 copies of originals cassettes: archival WAV, streaming, Mp3, cassettes.
Transcribing issues: free software program for transcribing, legal concerns, time factor
Veronica: trained for EAD, printed handout
-description of Ayala collection -scope & depth of project: interviews, recordings, binders of notes/news clips, LPs, CDs, disc 78.
-example of Index in handout
Question, Comments & Answer Session
Collection has generated interest outside of FIU
Largest(?) collection spans decades includes Cuba & other countries
Collection is growing and possibilities for projects are continually emerging/developing
Collection materials are organized in a database, except for CDs which are cataloged
Presentation: PALMM Migration
Migration from DXLS to DigiTool
DigiTool offers flexibility for content, no longer constrained by three separate categories: Archival, Visual, and Textual. Timetable: rest of year to migrate existing collections/projects.
Everglades Reclaiming the Everglades
Coral Gables Miami Metro
Wolfsonian Black Miami
Mile Markers Florida Heritage
After meeting existing commitments, projects in production are:
Serials- Internal Improvement Fund (Gov. Docs)
Mana-Zucca Need for group collaboration, sharing of ideas, feedback on DCC
Kyle: question on use of mets. for PALMM system
Jennifer: question on capabilities of PALMM system and GIS
Sue: question on effect of migration on cataloging records in old PALMM system
Tony: question on December meeting of Digital Resources Advisory Group
Sherry: importance of human resources, equipment, budgets. Sharing is key.
George: resource sharing with Biscayne campus
Decision: next meeting on December 1st.
Meeting Adjourned 2:56 pm.