Dean's Innovation Grant 2016: Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance

This is an archived news item. Links may no longer be active.

The University of North Texas Libraries’ Dean’s Innovation Grant, formerly known as the Green Light To Greatness Award, provides funding to research and projects within the UNT Libraries that promote scholarship and contribute to the gathering of knowledge that helps improve our libraries, our university, and the community.

Dean’s Innovation Grant 2016 Awardees

Shannon Willis, Marcia McIntosh

Project Title

Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit

Project Description

The Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) released a set of guidelines in October of 2015 concerning the digital imaging of cultural heritage objects. This project’s goal was to investigate these guidelines, bring UNT’s Digital Projects Unit up to federal standards, and promote collaboration across the nation.

Contributor Biographies

Shannon Willis is the Digital Projects Lab Manager for the University Libraries Digital Projects Lab.

Marcia McIntosh is the Digital Production Librarian in the University Libraries Digital Projects Lab. She has a master’s degree in information studies from the University of Texas at Austin.