Supporting Faculty Research through Collaborative Digital Projects: The Mongolian Altai Inventory

Karen Estlund, Kirstin Hierholzer, Julia Simic
2010 Collaborative librarianship  
This article provides an overview of a collaborative project of the University of Oregon Libraries, Infographics Lab, and an art history professor to create a virtual research guide, entitled, "Archaeology and Landscape in the Altai Mountains of Mongolia." Offering accompanying digital image archives, this project serves as a model for humanities data preservation and presents a collaborative strategy for promoting faculty research output in a new media environment. In addition to the typical
more » ... allenges faced in digital projects, the specialized nature of the content and multiple participants with varied areas of expertise added further challenges. Drawing on "lessons learned," a new model was created for libraries to support and preserve faculty research.
doi:10.29087/2010.2.2.05 fatcat:vkifth3ykzeyza62hz3rmmpzau