Penn State University Libraries – Digital Projects Toolkit

Default policies and standards apply to digital objects. Variances from policy are treated as exceptions. Exceptions are negotiated during the planning of a new project or service and are generally made in consideration of end user requirements, requirements imposed by an aspect of the material itself, opportunities for substantial labor saving in the execution of…

Born Digital @ Yale: Digital Accessioning Service

In January 2015 the Born Digital Working Group was formed to determine how the different libraries and museums can pool resources and expertise to find a path forward for born-digital archival materials. One of the priority goals of the BDWG is to establish a centralized Digital Accessioning Service for Yale special collections to capture files in a…

Sample Workflows for OCLC Lending

by CARLI, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois   This document will assist in creating lending workflows that might alleviate the confusion that can occur when there is an overlap between consortial and OCLC Interlibrary Loan requests.   Available at this URL: https://www.carli.illinois.edu/products-services/i-share/circ/OCLCLendingWorkflows

Digital Preservation and Processing Procedure and Workflow

by Carleton College “This procedure is designed to make a consistent and scaleable workflow to prepare digital files for long term preservation, description online and distribution online. ” The wiki also outlines and describes standards used.  It includes information on the following topics: Standards and Formats Bagit OAIS DROID – Digital Record Object Identification Exif Metadata…

Developing a Born-Digital Preservation Workflow

by Jack Kearney, Audiovisual Archives Assistant & Bill Donovan, Digital Imaging & Curation Manager, Boston College Libraries   Demonstrates a digital preservation work for born-digital content using a real-life example.   Available at this URL: http://digitalcommonwealth.memberlodge.org/Resources/Documents/Conference/2014/Developing-a-Born-Digital-Preservation-Workflow.pdf

Steps in a Digital Preservation Workflow

by Bill LeFurgy, Digital Initiative Project Manager with the Library of Congress, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program. “This presentation will outline generic considerations and processes for building and managing a digital preservation workflow. We will consider the workflow within the larger context of a digital content life cycle, which runs from information creation through…