Frontier Nursing University uses CONTENTdm to support online students

Item from Frontier Digital Depot, the Institutional Repository of Frontier Nursing University
Item from Frontier Digital Depot
Institutional Repository of Frontier Nursing University

Frontier Nursing University began using CONTENTdm in 2013 when the school needed an archive for its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Projects which is the library's largest and most popular digital collection. Library staff have continued to add collections for learning objects, mainly videos, and to create an institutional repository with citations for staff and faculty presentations and publications.

Jennifer Howard, Digital Resources Coordinator, explained that the library moved to the responsive CONTENTdm site last fall, so students can easily watch videos from the collections on their mobile devices.

Jennifer said that the library staff is hoping to expand the Frontier History collection to include historic photographs. Additionally, the library staff is working on adding three new collections—one featuring student publications, one for exemplary student coursework, and another to house learning simulations. Jennifer explained that she likes that with CONTENTdm, she "can put any type of file in any collection, and it works."