What is DLynx?
DLynx is a dynamic, web-based digital repository that uses DSpace, open-source software to organize, preserve, and distribute digital items associated with Rhodes College to a world-wide audience. Since fall 2009, over 9000 items have been added to this collection.
Who may contribute to DLynx?
DLynx is offered to everyone at Rhodes College as a digital repository for the management and dissemination of digital materials created at the College. The Archives has made a commitment to the stewardship of these digital materials, including long-term preservation, organization, access, and distribution.
What can be stored in DLynx?
The DLynx collection contains documents (PDF) and images (JPEG and TIFF). A team of IT and Barret Library staff provides guidance in establishing a collection--assisting with technical and metadata issues to ensure ease of access to all digital items.
Some notable items in DLynx include:
- The Sou’wester issues 1919 to present
- Board of Trustee meeting minutes 1917 to 1998
- Lon Anthony Sculpture
- Images from McCoy Theatre performances 1982 to 2010
Browse DLynx at http://dlynx.rhodes.edu/
How to start a digital collection in DLynx
To learn more, schedule a demonstration, or to establish a collection, email Elizabeth Gates at firstname.lastname@example.org.