Preservation and Access Virtual Education Laboratory (PAVEL) for digital humanities
This research project led to the September 2013 launch of the Preservation Access and Virtual Education Laboratory (PAVEL), a virtual laboratory featuring digital access and preservation tools. These tools are being integrated into masters’ level coursework to educate students enrolled in UMSI’s Preservation of Information and Archives and Records Management specializations.
Start date: 6/1/2010
End Date: 8/31/2012
Preservation and Access Education and Training Program: Preservation and Access Virtual Education Laboratory for Digital Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities; $248,311
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States. Preservation and Access Education and Training grants are awarded to organizations that offer national or regional (multistate) education and training programs. Grants aim to help the staff of cultural institutions, large and small, obtain the knowledge and skills needed to serve as effective stewards of humanities collections.