Special Collections Faculty and Staff Publications

Document Type

Task Force Report

Publication Date

Winter 1-19-2010


digital collections, Fedora, DAMS, Flash


This white paper seeks to explain why the University of South Florida Libraries Special & Digital Collections Department (SDC) decided during the summer of 2009 to leave DigiTool and build a new digital asset management system (DAMS). It explains what SDC holds most important in a new DAMS and how its new DAMS (CORAL) was built. It discuss CORAL’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats and lays the intellectual and organization framework for presentations and publications regarding CORAL.