Digital Scholarship and Initiatives (DSI), a division within University Libraries, engages and collaborates with library partners, campus, and community to support new scholarship in a rapidly changing digital landscape. DSI provides and sustains innovative digital tools and publishing platforms for content delivery, discovery, analysis, data curation, and preservation. Learn more about DSI.

Our Services

Digital Scholarship

  • Project planning and consulting for building digital collections & exhibits
  • Training & support for building collections in Omeka

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Digital Preservation & Access

  • Digitization of analog materials, including audiovisual material
  • Long-term data preservation for digital materials

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Copyright, Fair Use, & IP

  • Rights and responsibilities when using copyrighted material
  • Intellectual property rights for authors

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Scholarly Communications & Publishing

  • Information on Open Access
  • Appalachian's Open Journals Program
  • NC DOCKS Institutional Repository

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Featured Project

This annotated bibliography by Glenn Ellen Starr Stilling provide a comprehensive, scholarly, online resource for information on the Lumbee Indians and related topics.

Digital Collections

"Ibex" illustration from Beulah Campbell Collection

DSI supports many digital collections at Appalachian State University and contributes materials to digital collections outside the university such as Digital NC.

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