The Digital Preservation Services (DPS) team serves the special collections, holding institutions, and museums of Baylor University through digitization of rare and unique items, preservation of digital files, and presentation of digital collections as part of the Digital Collections of Baylor University.
The DPS provides a full range of scanning services for Baylor's collecting institutions and by request from faculty members who need digital versions of rare, unique, or fragile materials necessary for their research or classroom instruction.
Our Digital Collections
The Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections contain thousands of unique items spanning from the Medieval era to the present. Our collections
are drawn from the holdings of world-class institutions like the Texas Collection,
Armstrong Browning Library, and the Poage Legislative Library.
The Ray I. Riley Digitization Center
The Ray I. Riley Digitization Center (RDC) is a state-of-the-art center dedicated to the creation and long-term preservation of Baylor University¹s digital collections. Working with the campus libraries, archives, museums and others, the staff at the RDC utilize specialized digitization equipment to create digital surrogates of Baylor¹s unique holdings for presentation in the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections.
Equipment in the RDC includes: