Collecting and Digitizing Forgotten Graduate Student Scholarship: The PILOs Project at Texas A&M University
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© 2014, Published with license by Taylor & Francis. This article describes a project at Texas A&M University Libraries to add a group of legacy student works (Projects in Lieu of Theses or Dissertations, or PILOs) to the collections in both hard copy and digital form. These unique works of institutional scholarship constitute a new area of acquisition for the libraries. The authors describe the new team-based workflows necessitated to evaluate, acquire, catalog, store, digitize, and preserve these reports. The cross-unit team that designed and implemented the project has devised a successful model upon which future collection development efforts can be built.
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Ilik, V., Potvin, S., Ho, J., Tucker, S. L., Clement, G. P., Creel, J., & Wan, G.