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Managing Image Collections

A Practical Guide

This book explores issues surrounding all aspects of visual collection management, taken from real-world experience in creating management systems and digitizing core content. Readers will gain the knowledge to manage the digitization process from beginning to end, assess and define the needs of their particular project, and evaluate digitization options. Additionally, they will select strategies which best meet current and future needs, acquire the knowledge to select the best images for digitization, and understand the legal issues surrounding digitization of visual collections.

Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Paperback, 232 Pages

Published: February 2011

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-599-2


  • Photographic image history; Digital image basics; Photographic image issues; Photographic image collection management; Metadata and information management; Digitization; Conclusion.


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