Electronic Text Centers: Creating Research Collections on a Limited Budget, the Nebraska Experience
Document Type Article
Co-published simultaneously in Journal of Library Administration (The Haworth Information Press, an imprint of The Haworth Press, Inc.) Vol. 31, No. 2, 2000, pp. 77-92; and: Research Collections and Digital Information (ed: Sul H. Lee) The Haworth Information Press, an imprint of The Haworth Press, Inc., 2000, pp. 77-92. Copyright 2000 The Haworth Press. Used by permission.
In this article, we describe a slightly different approach to building digital collections. The approach is that of building collections as a by-product of a service center rather than collection building being the primary purpose of the program activity. Specifically, we discuss how an Electronic Text Center can enhance digital collection development in the humanities.