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Providence College’s Digital Commons Celebrates 1 Million Downloads

Recently, Providence College’s Digital Commons, an online platform for publishing College scholarship and creative work, reached a milestone. Since its launch in 2007, Digital Commons content has been collectively downloaded more than one million times. To celebrate and highlight meaningful faculty, student and library collaborations, the Digital Publishing Services (DPS) team has created the following video.


Historic Catholic & Dominican Documents in Digital Commons

thumbnailRecently added to Providence College’s Digital Commons, courtesy of Phillips Memorial Library’s Special Collections, is a specialty section of historic Catholic and Dominican documents, including selections by Pope Benedict XV, Reverend John Proctor, and the Catholic Church. Visit the site to take a look!

Querying the Library Conference Proceedings


As readers of the Digital Publishing Services blog might recall, several of the DPS staff were involved in the Querying the Library: Digitization and Its Impact conference at Rhode Island College two years ago. Their presentation, entitled … [Continue reading]

Coming soon! Digital Commons Promotional Video!

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The DPS has been tirelessly working on a promotional video for the Digital Commons.  The catalyst for this video was Providence College reaching a milestone of 1 million full-text downloads from the Digital Commons site! The video is forthcoming. … [Continue reading]

Sneak Peak: Army Specialized Training Program Site


We've been working on a new site designed to allow for the exploration of media related to the Providence College ASTP (Army Specialized Training Program). Users will have access to historical photos, articles, and correspondence relating to PC's … [Continue reading]

New Digitization Project: John Farrell Sports Scrapbooks


Digital Publishing Services has recently taken on a new and exciting digitization project: John Farrell, a Providence College alum and former athlete of the college, created and kept 40 years of newspaper articles related PC sports (spanning from the … [Continue reading]

PC’s Digital Commons Reaches 1 Million Downloads!

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It's official, Providence College's Digital Commons has reached 1 Million Downloads! Digital Commons is Providence College’s institutional repository, a place for faculty and students to publish their scholarly and creative work on the web. … [Continue reading]

Digitally Animated Ugly Christmas Sweater

Take your ugly Christmas sweater game to the next level. Blow the minds of all your friends at your next holiday party. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovIzViQYwfQ Made possible by MorphCostumes. This is the next step towards digital apparel. … [Continue reading]

Need a diversion during finals? Try the Inspirograph


Feeling a little overwhelmed this week?  We hear you!  Here's a suggestion for a little diversion: the Inspirograph, a digital version of the classic, analog, Spirograph toy. To use the Inspirograph, simply select either a fixed or rotating … [Continue reading]

The Assisi Institute Journal


New to Providence College's Digital Commons this Fall is the Assisi Institute Journal. "The Assisi Institute Journal provides a forum for interdisciplinary investigation into the presence and working of psyche in matter, and the influence of … [Continue reading]

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