UCD Digital Library refers to the digital collections and online services made available by the Library of University College Dublin. It is an archive comprising an organisation, namely, the UCD Library and particularly its Research Services and Information Technology Services divisions, and technical systems, namely, the UCD Digital Repository and its services framework. It is a curated, preservation-oriented resource that seeks to comply to internationally endorsed best practices and standards for an OAIS-compliant Trusted Digital Repository.
Resources managed by the UCD Digital Library include:
- digitised cultural heritage data: printed documents, archival materials, artefacts, etc.
- research data arising from activity at UCD and elsewhere
UCD Digital Library staff also offer expertise in digital content management and preservation as well as related policy matters, such as Open Access. As a service, it can publish outcomes of your research, including research data.