Introduction; Getting started; Hardware; Software; The digitization process; Collaboration: ways of working together; Funding; Putting collections online; Preservation planning.
Starting a Digitization Center provides a complete overview of the digitization process and how to set up a digitization center, from the earliest stages of development to putting collections online. It covers: Essential steps and standards, acquiring the essentials needed for imaging/digitizing, including equipment, software, hardware, personnel and housing, finding partners/collaborators, locating training and online resources, obtaining funding, setting up guidelines, formats, websites and putting collections online.
- Stresses the importance of collaboration, tips for finding partners and working with others
- Serves as a practical handbook and it acts as a manual, and guides readers to finding more advanced resources
- Focuses on creating a good digitisation center/project with extremely limited funds and/or low budget
Librarians, archivists and curators
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- © Chandos Publishing 2004
- 31st May 2004
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Cokie Anderson has been an Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University since 2000, and directs the University Library’s Electronic Publishing Center. She is one of the founding members of , a collaborative effort by Oklahoma libraries, archives, and museums to digitise cultural materials.
Oklahoma State University, USA
David C. Maxwell is the Coordinator at Oklahoma State University Library Electronic Publishing Center.