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LG-05-11-0156-11

Northern Illinois University
Fiscal Year: 
2011
Award: 
$575,000.00
City: 
DeKalb
State: 
IL
Recipient Type: 
Library
Program: 
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
Program Categories: 
Advancing Digital Resources

The Northern Illinois University Libraries and partner libraries at Chicago State University, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Illinois University will simultaneously test multiple collaborative digital preservation solutions and evaluate the suitability of each option for small and medium-sized college and university libraries. Work will include a report on viable options, development of a potential business model for sustaining such operations, and a digital preservation planning toolkit tailored to the needs of small and medium-sized universities.