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The Digital Library and Scholarly Technologies group (DLSTech), formerly the LIbraries Digital Program Division, in 2017 had its scope expanded to include support technology projects and platforms for the newly re-organized Digital Scholarship group (formerly the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship).

Program Scope.  DLSTech’s overall program scope now includes the following areas:

  • providing access to cultural heritage-oriented digital collections, including born-digital and delivered-digital archival content;

  • supporting and managing the Libraries’ long-term digital preservation program;

  • supporting the creation of and access to archival finding aids;

  • providing technology support for Columbia’s institutional repository (Academic Commons);

  • providing technology support for CUL’s Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship programs;

  • providing technology support for CUL’s local metadata creation and management platform (Hyacinth), used for both cultural heritage materials and institutional repository content;

  • providing planning, analysis and support for development of a rights management capacity;

  • providing oversight, design, management and platform support for the Libraries’ public and staff-facing websites;.

Technology Environment.  DLST’s technology support for these areas of work includes the following platforms:

  • Fedora, Hydra, SOLR, Blacklight technology stack;

  • Omeka (for online exhibitions);

  • Archivist’s Toolkit;

  • AEON (Atlas Systems);

  • AEM (Adobe’s enterprise web content management system);

  • OJS (Open Journal Software);

  • WordPress;

  • Legacy PHP / MySQL project sites.

   
   
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