As we approach Black History Month it is important to highlight the Black women who helped shape American history. The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights,Continue reading “DPLA’s Black Women’s Suffrage Collection”
On September 27, five representatives of FSU Libraries attended the SSDN Conscious Metadata Working Session in Tallahassee, FL. In the spirit of the American Archives Month theme of The Power Of Collaboration, we shared ideas and brainstormed next steps on conscious editing at FSU Libraries. Read on to find out what we learned and whatContinue reading “American Archives Month: Conscious Metadata at FSU Libraries”
The Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN) is a service hub for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), and has it’s administrative home here in FSU’s Special Collections & Archives division. One main activity of SSDN is collecting metadata for digital collections around the state and passing it along to DPLA for inclusion in theirContinue reading “Metadata collection improvements for the Sunshine State Digital Network”
Florida State University serves as the home for the Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN), the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) hub for Florida. We have highlighted some DPLA resources before and today we want to introduce you to DPLA’s exhibitions. These are curated online exhibits that showcase material from cultural heritage institutions across theContinue reading “Explore DPLA’s Online Exhibits”
This springtime the Sunshine State Digital Network challenges you to “spring clean your mind” by exploring our repository for materials related to spring!
When you think of Miami, you think of the beaches, the art, the South Beach area, a tourist paradise, and the rich Cuban culture. Miami is one of Florida’s most influential cities that produces many stars, politicians, and field leaders. Great things come out of Miami, however, there is one thing within the history ofContinue reading “The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Miami”
The Sunshine State Digital Network has a new local site. This page aims to highlight the “rich history and culture” of Florida through user-friendly search technology and pre-made collections. SSDN.DP.LA, the new local site, has many filters that make searching and sifting through content an easy and enjoyable experience. Some of these filters include contributingContinue reading “Sunshine State Digital Network New Local Site”
The Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN) is the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) service hub for the state of Florida. The DPLA is an ever-growing national network of libraries, archives, museums, cultural heritage institutions; it is a free service, offering access to over 21 million items from around the globe. The service hub (SSDN)Continue reading “Shining the Light on DPLA in Florida”