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Creating Digital Collections

A Practical Guide

Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips that have never been published before.

Paperback, 248 Pages

Published: September 2008

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-396-7

Contents

  • Planning and managing digitisation projects; Selecting material for digitisation; Metadata strategy; Digitising material; Creating metadata; Designing a user interface for digital collections; The complete digitisation process and workflow management; Digital collections management system; Selecting software and hardware for digital collections management systems; Documentation; The knowledge and skills required for creating digital collections; Conclusion.

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