Goucher College Digital Library

Digital Initiatives

Goucher College Library Digital Initiatives

The Goucher College Library Digital Initiatives supports the teaching and learning mission of the college and serves users through the creation and delivery of online digital collections.  The Digital Initiatives are managed by the Digital Assets Management  team which includes various members of the Library.  Goucher College Library’s Digital Initiatives has four main functions:

  • Digitization- conversion of text and image-based material to digital format
  • Digital Preservation- managing digital assests to ensure long-term access
  • Digital Collection Development- thoughtful identification, selection, and description of intellectual assests to create useful digital collections
  • Digital Scholarship- participate in the campus-wide initiative to support teaching, learning, and research by promoting the use of electronic resources in the classroom and beyond

 

Copyright Information

Digital materials provided by the digital initiatives are generally open to the public, but are intended for educational and research purposes only. Images may be reproduced without permission for purposes of private study, scholarship, and research. Please identify the item and acknowledge the photographer ‘s name (if available) and the source (Goucher College Archives).  Publication and/or broadcast in any form requires permission from the Goucher College.  Some images may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law.  To obtain information or permission to publish please contact Goucher College Special Collections and Archives at archives@goucher.edu.  Please see the Goucher College Copyright Policy for more information.

 

Embargo Information for Goucher College Student Work Collection

Projects within the Student Work Collection may be under an embargo period based on the author’s wishes.  Projects submitted between January 1 and June 30 will be available on the Goucher College Digital Library the following July 1. Projects submitted between July 1 and December 31 will be available on the Goucher College Digital Library the following January 1.