21 articles digitization

Guidelines for the Creation of Digital Collections: Digitization Best Practices for Moving Images

CARLI Digital Collections Users’ Group, Standards Subcommittee This document sets forth guidelines for digitizing moving image materials for CARLI Digital Collections. It provides a set of recommendations for technical specifications that digital objects should adhere to, as well as a discussion of digital video concepts, file formats, web delivery, and digitization workflow. Examples of video…

Case of the 35 Gigabyte Digital Record: OCR and Digital Workflows

by Kelley F. Rowan, Florida International University This presentation was given at the Panhandle Library Access Network’s (PLAN) Innovation Conference: Digitization- Preserving the Past for the Future Conference on August 14th, 2015. The presentation uses a specific collection of directories as a case study of the complications librarians and archivists face in digitizing older materials…

Media micro-services and archival workflows at CUNY Television

In this post, I’ll talk about micro-services, and the archival workflow at CUNY Television. I’ll also talk about the work I’ve done to modify and document the micro-services, and my impressions about working with code thus far. http://ndsr.nycdigital.org/media-miscro-services-and-archival-workflows-at-cuny-television/

How to Create (and Keep Creating) a Digitization Workflow

How to Create (and Keep Creating) a Digitization Workflow by Kat Hagedorn We wanted a workflow because for a while we’d be running into multiple problems with content curation, preservation value, lack of metadata, objects at too low a resolution – pretty much everything that dogs the creation of a digital project. So, when we…

Oregon Digital Newspapers Project – Workflow and Timeline

The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) partners with public libraries, historical societies, and other organizations across Oregon to digitize newspaper content for Historic Oregon Newspapers online, a freely accessible, keyword-searchable database at http://oregonnews.uoregon.edu. Partner institutions supply funding and specify content for digitization, at a cost of $.65 per page when scanning from microfilm negatives. This…

Texas Tech University Digital Library – Digital Collections Standards

Digital Collections Standards Standards are vital for large-scale digital library operations. Following them consistently facilitates every aspect of digital libraries’ functions: creating and maintaining collections and digital objects, allowing access to collections, preserving collections, and allowing collections to interoperate with one another. Without standards, various components within a given digital library are implemented differently and…

North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Part 3: This is How We Do It

Like Jeopardy!, I want to tell you the answer before I get to the question. Following a newspaper digitization and markup standard helps us plan for the future and makes it easier for us to work with vendors, open-source software, and other libraries and archives. http://www.digitalnc.org/blog/north-carolina-newspaper-digitization-part-3-this-is-how-we-do-it/