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Announcing the 2017 Digital Seed Grant Awards

The Digital Seed Grant had an impressive amount of applications for its inaugural year. Due to the quantity and quality of proposals, the Digital Seed Grant Review Committee and Dean of Libraries decided to award three grants for the 2017 calendar year. We are pleased to announce those winners in no particular order:


  • Project: Tennessee Communication Association Journal Digitization Project led by Dr. Patrick Richey of the Communication Studies and Organizational Communication Department.  

          Project Website: http://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/tcaj/about


  • Project: Digitizing a Collection of Historic Clothing led by Dr. Teresa King of the Human Sciences Department.

          Project Website: http://dsi.mtsu.edu/clothing

          Collection Introduction: http://dsi.mtsu.edu/IntroducingHCC

          Project News: https://mtsunews.com/historic-fashions-collection-fall2018


  • Project: MTSU Digital Literacy Initiative led by Dr. Molly Taylor-Poleskey of the History Department.

          Project News: The Lecture Series http://mtsunews.com/fake-news-lectures-spr2018


Congratulations to Professors Richey, Taylor-Poleskey and King. Brief summaries of their Final Projects are available here.


A Call for Proposals for next year will be announced later in spring 2018, available here.