Michigan State University

Digital Information - Digital and Multimedia Center / Vincent Voice Library

The Digital and Multimedia Center of the Michigan State University Libraries serves both the MSU community and the world-wide academic community as a state-of-the-art digitization facility and as a traditional library media center.

The Vincent Voice Library is a special collection of the MSU Libraries. The Voice Library collects, preserves and provides access to primary source sound documents.

Staff:

  • Shawn Nicholson, Head of DMC
  • Laura Carter
  • Lucas Mak
  • Cecilia Malilwe
  • Grace Morris
  • Rick Peiffer
  • John Shaw

About Us:

The Digital and Multimedia Center (DMC) maintains and circulates a collection of over 10,000 multimedia titles. Formats include videocassette, DVD, computer software and audio CD and audio cassette. DMCalso serves as the MSU Libraries' digitization center, creating and posting unique online collections of books and journals. DMC further assists the MSU community by searching for copyright permissions for protected materials used in classrooms and scholarly research.

The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library is a collection of over 40,000 hours of sound recordings. The voices of 100,000 persons, both the famous and the obscure, are found in speech, interview, lecture and program formats. Major areas of interest include labor history, American and foreign politics and government, World War II history, the arts, sports and popular culture.