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Digital Scholarship Services by Mind Map: Digital Scholarship Services

1. Data Sevices

1.1. Problems

1.1.1. How does his relate to CSSSI, DH, Med Lib?

1.1.2. Even if you change to consul - how does it ovelap?

1.1.3. Potential of uncovering hidden demand that overwhelms staff = expectations we can't meet

1.1.4. What about metadata?

1.2. Ideas

1.2.1. Relationship to collection development, grants

1.2.2. Relationship to database support (I need to make his dataset public)

1.3. Actions

1.3.1. Bring in people from 3 groups to talk about their relationship with this new service point

1.3.2. Identify groups that work with datasets (e.g. Music)

1.4. Goals

1.4.1. Consultation - be able to point to the right group

1.4.2. Reference interview - if they go to this group first

1.4.3. How will his change library operations? If it succeeeds - reduce overlap.

2. Consultation on Digital Project Planning

2.1. Problems

2.1.1. What's the line with consulting on PM and managing a project?

2.1.2. Storing objects and metadata don' really fit in this category

2.1.3. Somebody strong in PM may get sucked into other projects.

2.1.4. What's a project? (Capital PM) What's just operational workflow knowledge?

2.2. Ideas

2.2.1. Need to have staff with project management skills - may not be a librarian.

2.2.2. Needs be a PM coach

2.2.3. Use other PM from the library to advise and consult?

2.2.4. Serves as a clearinghouse of potential projects

2.2.5. How this relates to the library project group

2.3. Goals

2.3.1. Clear idea about what we do and what we DON'T do. Understandable to the user.

2.3.2. Documentation - clear written services

2.3.3. Knowledge of the domain

2.4. Actions

3. Consultation on Digital Tech

3.1. Actions

3.1.1. Space and tech for self-service (how does it relate to DH Lab, Makerspaces, CEID, Bass Equipment Checkout, Scan & Deliver (Library Service), "Special" Scan & Deliver (Library Service not self-service).

3.1.2. Consultation with metadata specialists, basic recommendations.

3.1.3. Prevent people from doing it wrong - do it right the 1st time!

3.2. Ideas

3.2.1. Recommend another group - central coordination for digitization capacities.

3.2.2. Requires wide range of knowledge - scanning text, reformatting audio & video

3.3. Problems

3.3.1. Issues around digitization services - if we consult and what will we point people to?

3.3.2. How does his differ from IT? Is it about digitization (photography, scanning, OCR).

3.4. Goals

3.4.1. Define category of hardware and software.

3.4.2. Get to people early in their poject

3.4.3. Incorporate minimum metadata standards

3.4.4. Develop and maintain (like all of them)

4. Workshops

4.1. Ideas

4.1.1. Clearinghouse of existin workshops

4.1.2. Workshops to fill in gaps

4.1.3. Recommend workshops

4.2. Goals

4.2.1. Introduction Workshop - landscape of services

4.2.2. Outreach - bring to liaisons to bring to faculty and grad students

4.2.3. Link to Center for Teaching and Learning

4.2.4. Assess success of wokshops

4.3. Problems

4.3.1. How does his relate to other groups that give workshops?

4.3.2. How do you distinguish youself so you don't disappear. How do you get participation?

4.4. Actions

4.4.1. Coorindator and bring experts on campus

4.4.2. Marketing and outreach

5. Working as partners on project development

5.1. Ideas

5.1.1. Clearly define what assistance we will provide in the grant writing process

5.1.2. Triage project development requests

5.1.3. Document requests - show gaps to university officials

5.2. Problems

5.2.1. How does this relate to the project group?

5.2.2. Grant writing expertise?

5.2.3. How much authority do we have?

5.2.4. How do you have enough knowledge of service bandwidth and the autonomy to speak with authority about the library.

5.2.5. Does it include projects that don't involve the library?

5.2.6. If we're successful as the triage point - if we pass off to all these other groups - how does this impact budget.

5.2.7. Gap - Non-library projects - may not be another place?

5.3. Actions

5.3.1. Point of contact will do the information gathering - sponsor through a formal vetting process

5.3.2. Project PROPOSAL development

5.4. Goals

5.4.1. Clear product - clearly defined

6. Consultation on Digital Preservation Services

6.1. Goals

6.1.1. Customer satisfaction with consultation activity (as oppossed to peserved) - not everyone will have items that are presevable.

6.1.2. Informational Sevice - Consultation; Trusted Partner guide people though the pocess of pres

6.1.3. Provide clear, concise, documented expectations uniform communication

6.2. Problems

6.2.1. Customer assume that material is preserved

6.2.2. We do not have a preservation repository!

6.2.3. Staffing - unit will be tied up with buying and building and setting up a repository

6.2.4. Where is the money coming from?

6.2.5. Fee schedule

6.2.6. Knowing community is hard for new person

6.3. Ideas

6.3.1. How will they be masters of his domain? Plus all other services.

6.3.2. Outreach on campus, in large pres community

6.4. Actions

6.4.1. Define stages of preservation

6.4.2. Distinguish between the actions of this group and digial preservation

6.4.3. Establish criteria as to what does and doesn't get preserved and at what level - and when it's the users option.

6.4.4. Develop & maintain an understanding of potential solutions to direct customers to