Delaware State University Repository

William C. Jason Library Digital Collections

William C. Jason Library Digital Collections

 

About the Collection

General

The William C. Jason Library uses digital technology to collect, preserve, and provide access to information, to support the research and teaching at Delaware State University. The digital collections are open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the general public.

Our digitized material is not an exact reproduction of the original materials. Our materials are of good quality, and design to allow our patrons to view them on their desktop computers or mobile devices. When possible, to increase access through full-text search, we digitized the materials with optical character recognition.

Purpose

To satisfy the Title III five year (2015-2020) Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA) grant. The activity title is, Improving Library Services and Research Support: Collaboration, Literacy, Courses, and Assessments. The activity supports the following Institutional Goals:

  • Goal 1 – Intellectual Climate And Culture: Create an exceptional learning environment that promotes challenging, high-quality curricular and co-curricular programs, engaged student learning, and local and global citizenship.
  • Goal 5 - Sustainability: Enhance and extend the University’s environmental stewardship through education, research, outreach, conservation and innovation.
  • Goal 6 – Institutional And Operational Effectiveness: Enhance, leverage and diversify our resources to fulfill the University’s mission.

Library Materials Composition

The materials that compose our digital collections are optimized for online information seeking and archived for long-term digital preservation. The digital materials for the majority of our collections are selected existing books and print media from the William C. Jason Library collections.

Copyright

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted materials. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of fair use that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Sub-communities within this community

  • The University Archives is a unit of the William C. Jason library, and is the steward of the University's historic records. This digitized content herein is comprised of historic records and publications generated by DSU.

Collections in this community

  • This collection contains 18 documents that cover a selected range of Annual Parent's Day scheduled events and programs for Delaware State College.
  • This collection contains 18 documents about Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: People's Pictorial Edition. The civil war stories of the Great Conflict are told by the leading generals on both sides.
  • The collection of catalogues and prospectuses dates from 1893 to 1918, with the exception of the catalogue/prospectus for the 1902-1903 school year, which was missing. Each one is titled as either a catalogue or prospectus, ...
  • This collection contains 5 documents about the history of the State of Delaware. The digitized materials are primary and secondary sources.
  • A collection of dissertations completed by Delaware State University graduates
  • (In Process) This collection contains 9 documents that cover a selected range of Faculty Journal of Delaware State College.
  • This collection contains 28 documents that cover a range of topics.
  • This collection contains 5 documents that cover a range of subjects to support research.
  • This collection contains 7 documents that cover a selected range of President's Reports. The reports are from 1964 to 1972.
  • The collection contains 33 documents that cover a range of subjects for research.
  • This collection contains 12 books from the Samuel L. Conwell collection.
  • This collection contains 18 documents that were included in the original library.
  • This collection contains 2 books from the William C. Jason collection. The documents in this collection cover a range of subjects to support your research.

Recent Submissions

  • Delaware State College (1983)
    The 1983 Statesman yearbook theme is "today's students, tomorrow's leaders" and commemorates the graduating class of 1983 and the 1982-1983 academic year. The photographic content found within includes: Pierre S. duPont, ...
  • Delaware State College (Herff Jones, 1985)
    The 1985 Statesman celebrates unity in the"pursuit of excellence and thirst for knowledge" through the theme of "we are one." The 1985 yearbook commemorates the graduating class of 1985 and the 1984-1985 academic year. The ...
  • Delaware State College (Intercollegiate Press, 1986)
    The 1986 Statesman yearbook celebrates Dr. Luna I. Mishoe's retirement following 25 years of service to Delaware State College. It additionally commemorates the graduating class of 1986 and the 1985-1986 academic year. The ...
  • Delaware State College (Intercollegiate Press, 1987)
    The 1987 Statesman describes Delaware State College as "a veritable horn of plenty," and depicts the "enriching experiences" of its students. The yearbook commemorates the class of 1987 and the 1986-1987 academic year. ...
  • Delaware State College (Herff Jones, 1988)
    The 1988 Statesman seeks to point out the qualities that made a "good" school "excellent." It commemorates the graduating class of 1988 and the 1987-1988 academic year. The photographic content found within includes: ...
  • Delaware State College (Herff Jones, 1992)
    The 1989-1992 Statesman is comprised of four years of student activities at Delaware State College due to the fact that a yearbook was not produced for 1989, 1990, or 1991. As such the initial pages of this yearbook are ...
  • Delaware State College (Herff Jones, 1993)
    Through the theme of "A Past to Remember, A Future to Ensure," the 1993 Statesman yearbook recognizes Delaware State College's role in providing students with a foundation for success. The photographic content found within ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1994)
    The theme of the 1994 Statesman yearbook honors the name change of Delaware State College to Delaware State University by recognizing the school as "the same but different." In addition to commemorating the name change, ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1995)
    The 1995 Statesman commemorates the graduating class of 1995 and the 1994-1995 academic year. As the creators of the the yearbook state, "Our year at Delaware State University was filled with triumphs and defeats, ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1996)
    The theme of the 1996 Statesman yearbook is "behind the scenes." It commemorates the graduating class of 1996 and the 1995-1996 academic year. The photographic content found within includes: Delaware State University signs, ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1997)
    The 1997 Statesman yearbook commemorates the graduating class of 1997 and student life during the 1996-1997 academic year. The photographic content found within includes: campus buildings and scenery, student government ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1998)
    The 1998 Statesman yearbook celebrates changes that occurred on the Delaware State University campus to change the "map" of campus - the construction of the campus mall, the new business department building (Bank of America), ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 1999)
    The 1999 Statesman yearbook commemorates the graduating class of 1999 and depicts student life during the 1998-1999 academic year. The photographic content within includes: campus buildings and scenery, Convocation, Pride ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 2000)
    The theme of the 2000 Statesman yearbook is "Preserving tradition; embracing change" and seeks to recognize that "our future is a product of our past." The yearbook commemorates the graduating class of 2000 and the arrival ...
  • Delaware State University (2001)
    The theme of the 2001 Statesman yearbook celebrates the arrival of a new millennium and the journey of Delaware State University Students within it. The yearbook commemorates student life in the academic year 2000-2001 ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 2002)
    The 2002 Statesman commemorates student life from the 2001-2002 academic year through photographs and text. The photographic content includes: Convocation, Pride Day, homecoming, Miss DSU Regina Thompson, annual fashion ...
  • Delaware State University (Herff Jones, 2003)
    The 2003 Statesman yearbook commemorates the 2002-2003 academic year and the graduating class of 2003. The photographic content includes homecoming, a fashion show, the coronation of Ronisha Turner as Miss DSU, campus ...
  • Hairston, Patrick O. (2013-11-26)
    This qualitative phenomenological study was designed to investigate the factors that influence ethnic minority males' career trajectory to the position of athletic director at a National Collegiate Athletic Association ...
  • Children's Bureau (U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1965)
  • Children's Bureau (U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington D.C., 1968)

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