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Collection Development -- International Digital Projects

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International Digital Projects is a program within Collection Development at Yale University Library.

IDP Staff



 

Elizabeth Beaudin is the Manager, International Digital Projects

Sphere of activities:

  • project management for Project AMEEL (Arabic and Middle Eastern Electronic Library), Yale-SOAS Islamic Manuscript Gallery - an NEH-JISC funded project, Gateway to Gazettes funded by the Department of Education, and sponsorship of digitization of Joel Sumner Smith catalogued books and serials
  • technical support for OARE (Open Access to Resources on the Environment)
  • design and development of open source software for new digital libraries
  • grant writing
  • supervision of staff members and student workers for digital projects
  • administration of databases, servers, and data loads for OACIS union catalog and new digital repositories


Elizabeth Beaudin
Manager, International Digital Projects
SML - Rm. 207a
Phone: 203-432-0067

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Graziano Krätli is the International Digital Projects Librarian.

Sphere of activities:

  • project lead for digitization of Joel Sumner Smith collecction
  • project manager for Latin American pamphlets collection
  • coordinates schedules and assignments for student workers
  • responsible for project support for OARE
  • responsible for content management for OARE
  • oversee user support and website presentation (www.oaresciences.org)
  • coordinate technical activities with staff at UNEP and WHO
  • assist with publisher and partner communications
  • coordinate digitization work-flow for the AMEEL and Arcadia projects
  • review and produce AMEEL project documentation
  • design and implement tests of quality assurance
  • expert user of the department



Graziano Krätli
International Digital Projects Librarian
SML - Rm. 225
Phone: 203-432-8441

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Ms. Yasmin Ramadan is the AMEEL Project Technical Assistant

Sphere of activities:

  • runs the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process for Arabic & English texts
  • scans AMEEL journals
  • processes raw images to optimize them for the OCR process
  • supports and organizes student workers for the AMEEL project
  • manages the upload of finished documents to the server
  • supports digitization tasks for Joel Sumner Smith collecction
  • performs workflow control tasks for Joel Sumner Smith digitization project
  • runs the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process for Cyrillic texts


Yasmin Ramadan
AMEEL Project Technical Assistant
SML - Rm. 313
Phone: 203-432-1371

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Mr. Abdelwhab Mustafa is the AMEEL Project Technical Assistant

Sphere of activities:

  • runs the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process for Arabic & English texts
  • reviews Voyager and ORBIS catalog entries for materials to be digitized
  • scans AMEEL journals
  • processes raw images to optimize them for the OCR process
  • supports and organizes student workers for the AMEEL project
  • manages the upload of finished documents to the server
  • supports vernacualar testing in Arabic digitization projects
  • performs workflow control tasks for Joel Sumner Smith digitization project
  • runs the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process for Cyrillic texts


Abdelwhab Mustafa
AMEEL Project Technical Assistant
SML - Rm. 310
Phone: 203-436-2850



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Ms. Khadija El-Hazimy is the Arcadia Cataloging Assistant

Sphere of activities:

  • listens to and identify contents of tapes recorded in Arabic
  • describes the content of each tape in English and in Arabic by keying in information such as date of broadcast, identification of speakers, subjects discussed, and other helpful details
  • verifies existing information available for the audio tapes
  • checks specific names and details related to the tapes
  • searches and verifies data with incomplete information or source material in databases by connecting to Internet sites


Khadija El-Hazimy
Arcadia Cataloging Assistant
SML - Rm. 313
Phone: 203-432-1371



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Mr. Fawaz Alwash is the Arcadia Cataloging Assistant

Sphere of activities:

  • listens to and identify contents of tapes recorded in Arabic
  • describes the content of each tape in English and in Arabic by keying in information such as date of broadcast, identification of speakers, subjects discussed, and other helpful details
  • verifies existing information available for the audio tapes
  • checks specific names and details related to the tapes
  • searches and verifies data with incomplete information or source material in databases by connecting to Internet sites


Fawaz Alwash
Arcadia Cataloging Assistant
SML - Rm. 310
Phone: 203-436-4803

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