University of Oregon - Archives du Sénégal - UCAD - NSRC workshop

Dates: 25 - 29 March, 2013
Location: Dakar, Sénégal
Host: Archives du Sénégal - UCAD
Venue: Archives du Sénégal, Building administratif, Avenue Léopold Sédar Senghor, Dakar

The second in a series of a weeklong hands-on workshop to create a fully functioning digital archives collection of colonial era archives from the National Archives of Sénégal.

Objectifs de l'atelier

  • Establish workflow for digitization and cataloging between Archives du Sénégal and UCAD
  • Modify interface for localization
  • Present significant portion of a selected series in digital archives


  • Series identified and described on collection development worksheets
  • Knowledge of access issues for each collection
  • Knowledge of archival description
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Recommended knowledge of XSLT

Logiciels utilisés

  • Batch renaming software: ReNamer
  • PDF split/merging software: PDF Split & Merge
  • Scanner capture software (Native to scanner)
  • Image manipulation software (Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, or other)
  • Adobe PDF creation software (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, or PDFcreator)
  • Digital Asset Management System: DSpace
    • DSpace is installed in a Ubuntu 12.04 environment
    • vi is used to edit DSpace and OS configuration files
  • Dspace SAF Builder (for batch importing) SAFBuilder

Éléments de l'Atelier

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