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September 22, 2010

AUBURN, AL - To further Auburn University’s commitment to outreach and cooperation with other institutions of higher learning in Alabama, Auburn University Libraries Systems Department has reached a milestone in a year-long project with Tuskegee University aimed at bringing the historical materials in Tuskegee’s archives to a wider audience by making them available online.

This cooperative effort began in the summer of 2009, when the new head of Tuskegee University Archives, Dana Chandler, realized the wealth of historical materials his department was holding and began generating ideas for making them available to researchers worldwide. Putting many of the materials online was the obvious choice, but his department lacked hands-on experience with his preferred software solution: DSpace, an open-source digital content-management package developed at MIT and widely used for digital repositories.

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