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About Digital Collections

About DSI

Digital Scholarship and Initiatives (DSI), a department in Library IT and Digital Scholarship & Initiatives, manages Tulane University Libraries Digital Collections (formerly known as Tulane University Digital Repository).


We provide digital scholarship and repository services that steward rich collections and amplify the research of the Tulane community.


We strive to be Tulane’s hub for creatively engaging the future using digital tools and platforms and by sharing and preserving the diverse cultural heritage of our community.


  • We support publishing the scholarly and creative works of Tulane students, faculty, and staff.
  • We support the preservation of original cultural heritage materials.
  • We strive to reduce barriers to information through open access for all users.
  • We value building partnerships and collaborating.
  • We respect the diversity of the communities we serve.
  • We advocate for the right of authors.
  • We believe in acknowledging and crediting the contributions of all labor that goes into digital scholarship and initiatives.
  • We value encouraging growth and knowledge creation via experimentation and innovation.


Digital Scholarship and Initiatives gratefully acknowledges the contributions to Tulane University Digital Collections of Tulane University Libraries library staff members, past and present.

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