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Submitting Content

What to send

  • Digital objects provided by the content creators or owners in one of the following file formats (preferably one in bold)
 

Text

Dataset

Image

Multimedia

Maps

Metadata

Collections

TXT

CSV

TIFF

WARC

TIFF

XML

ZIP

PDF

XLS

PNG

WMV

PNG

JSON

 

XML

XLSX

JPEG

SWF

Shapefiles

   

WARC

   

WMA

     

RTF

   

MPEG

     
     

PPT, PPTX

     

How to send

Mary Moulton

National Transportation Library
RTS-43
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590 

What happens next

  • All deposited items are assessed for inclusion in the NTL repository consistent with the NTL Digital Curation and NTL Collection Development and Maintenance Policies
  • Files must contain no measures (such as digital rights management or encryption) that control access to or prevent use of the deposited items
  • Items added to the collection will be cataloged within 5 business days, then made publicly available unless subject to the Public Access embargo; if you have concerns about this, please contact us
  • Once it is live in our repository, the depositor will be sent a permanent link to the item
  • All items are held permanently by NTL
  • Public access to an item may be interdicted under circumstances specified in section 6 of the Collection Development and Maintenance Policy
  • In the case of the creation of a new or updated version of an item, please contact NTLDigitalSubmissions@dot.gov
Updated: Thursday, December 21, 2017