Digital Conversion Current Projects

Islamic Manuscripts-
The CLIR Grant Collaboration in Cataloging: Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan entails digitizing approximately 1250 Islamic manuscripts from Special Collections which have little or no cataloging metadata. These items will be made available online through a wiki interface to allow scholars worldwide to aid in the identification of each work.

Cohen Aids Collection-
This 230,000 page collection of AIDS research related materials is a collaborative project between the library and the School of Information.

Image of Butterflies from title- Histoire naturelle des insectes Michigan Digitization Project (MDP) or Google Rejects-
UM's contribution of the Google mass digitization project. UM materials which are judged too fragile or in too poor of condition to be scanned by Google are scanned in-house or through a vendor. All MDP volumes will be available through HathiTrust via the Mirlyn Catalog.

MDP Special Collections Materials-
Materials from the Special Collections which have been selected by the collection managers to be scanned by the Digital Conversion Unit. All of these will also be available online as part of the HathiTrust thru the Mirlyn Catalog.

Papyrology Collection Photography-
On-going photographic capture of 8,000+ items from the University's Papyrology Collection which can be accessed thru the Advanced Papyrological Identification System (APIS).

Request for Digitzation-
This University Library serivce can provide digital copies of our of out of copyright materials which cannot leave campus.

Audio Digitization Pilot Project-
The University Library is working with outside vendors to digitize fragile and deteriorating recordings of high research value held in our collections.


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