Late July, early August
January 30 (TBA)
Three Steps in Submitting a Proposal
Most years the Digital Collections Review Team (DCRT) will announce a call for proposals via email and in the Interview.
Step 1 – Submit a preliminary proposal.
Purpose - provide basic information to DCRT that will be the basis for a consultative discussion with the proposer.
Required information for the preliminary proposal:
Name of your project
Other information to include:
Vital data for ranking the final proposals and valuable to discuss at the preliminary stage:
Step 2 – Consultation/preliminary meeting with DCRT
As soon as the preliminary proposal is received, DCRT schedules a consultation/meeting that includes project proposers, some members of DCRT, and representatives from I-Tech, Cataloging and Metadata Services , and Digitization and Preservation (D&P).
This preliminary meeting is a chance for both the committee and the proposer to ask questions and better understand both the proposal process and the project. The goal is to strengthen the content of the final proposal and discuss in detail the information required in the final proposal form.
Step 3 – Complete and submit final proposal
The proposer will receive a copy of the final proposal form at the preliminary meeting. It should be completed and returned to the committee chair by the deadline on the form.
DCRT meets to consider the data from all the consulted groups and ranks the project proposals. When this is done, a spreadsheet of ranked proposals with priorities noted, is sent to the offices of Associate Dean for Research and Scholarly Communications and Associate Dean for Collections, Information and Access Services where final decisions will be made as to what projects will move forward
Project proposers are notified of decisions by Associate Deans and DCRT Chair