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Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communication

DISC develops online cultural heritage and educational resources to support the student, faculty, and public research interests of UNM and New Mexico.

Many communities and institutions around the state, including tribal entities, possess unique cultural heritage collections and have unique access, equipment, and training needs. DISC facilitates, develops, and expands state-wide collaborative digital projects and scholarly communication initiatives to strengthen the awareness of, interest in, and preservation of New Mexico’s cultural heritage.

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Organization, Information and Learning Sciences 2+2 Transfer Program

Instructional Technology & Training is a "2 + 2 Transfer Program" which allows a student to take two years of technical education from qualified institutions and add two years of UNM coursework to earn a Bachelor of Science. Why is this program valuable in the current marketplace?

Rapid technological advances and the global community have made corporate training a necessity. Did you know that:

  • Over 34% of America's workforce receives corporate training each year.
  • 1.3 billion hours are spent each year in the corporate classroom.
  • More than $75 billion was expended on training in the USA in 1997 alone.
  • This figure is predicted to double in the next several years of the new century.

The coursework not o nly provides a well-rounded education focusing on organizational learning and training, it also:

  • Improves salary and benefits opportunities
  • Enhances opportunities for advancement
  • Expands employment opportunities reaching from local to international
  • Broadens consulting prospects

Research Data Services

You know where your data is today. Will you know in 5 years?

With data sharing and access to data in all disciplines becoming a significant focus of funding agencies and publishers, specific data management plans and effective data sharing methods are now required for many research projects. Experienced data management librarians work with faculty ans students to develop and execute data plans while also maximizing access to and impact of their research data into the future.

Examples of Research Data Services Projects with UNM Faculty

The Tony HIllerman Portal is a comprehensive online resource for researchers and students. Features include digital reproductions of Hillerman's manuscripts, screenplays and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published works. You will also find a library of interviews, media appearances, articles and reviews, along with extensive biographical information.

 

 
Dr. Sung ‘Pil’ Kang joined the college in 2015 to head the OILS 2+2 program. He earned his PhD degree in instructional systems technology with a minor in Management from Kelley School of Business from Indiana University at Bloomington.

 

 
Research Data Service and the College Information Technology Services department recently completed the NM Biodiversity Portal project in conjunction with the UNM Department of Biology.
This website is a comprehensive online resource for researchers and students who wish to learn more about the author, his life, and work. This site hosts digital reproductions of Hillerman's manuscripts, screenplays and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published works. You will also find a library of interviews, media appearances, articles and reviews, along with extensive biographical information. - See more at: http://ehillerman.unm.edu/#sthash.1syndhjH.dpuf
This website is a comprehensive online resource for researchers and students who wish to learn more about the author, his life, and work. This site hosts digital reproductions of Hillerman's manuscripts, screenplays and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published works. You will also find a library of interviews, media appearances, articles and reviews, along with extensive biographical information. - See more at: http://ehillerman.unm.edu/#sthash.1syndhjH.dpuf
This website is a comprehensive online resource for researchers and students who wish to learn more about the author, his life, and work. This site hosts digital reproductions of Hillerman's manuscripts, screenplays and papers, as well as a complete catalog of his published works. You will also find a library of interviews, media appearances, articles and reviews, along with extensive biographical information. - See more at: http://ehillerman.unm.edu/#sthash.1syndhjH.dpuf