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Creating Digital Collections : a Practical Guide.

Author: Allison Zhang; Don Gourley
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. <ul><li>Illustrates concepts with an on-going case study at the end of each chapter</li><li>Provides detailed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zhang, Allison.
Creating Digital Collections : A Practical Guide.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Zhang; Don Gourley
ISBN: 9781780631387 1780631383
OCLC Number: 880754431
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages).
Contents: Cover; Creating Digital Collections: A practical guide; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; About the authors; Preface; 1 Introduction; What are digital collections?; Why create digital collections?; Case study: the Digital Collections Production Center; 2 Planning and managing digitisation projects; Key components of a digitisation cycle; Project management; Developing a project plan; Case study: DCPC's planning and management; 3 Selecting material for digitisation; Differences between selecting traditional material and selecting for digitisation. Major considerations in developing selection criteriaCase study: DCPC's selection policy and service; 4 Metadata strategy; What is metadata?; Roles of metadata; Metadata standards; Metadata strategy; Digital object content model; Case study: DCPC metadata strategies; 5 Digitising material; Basic concepts for scanning; Scanning best practices; Image processing; Case study: DCPC's scanning service; 6 Creating metadata; Content rules for metadata creation; Standards vs. local decisions; Controlled vocabularies; Tools for metadata creation; Computer-assisted metadata creation. Metadata crosswalk (data mapping)Case study: DCPC's metadata creation; 7 Designing a user interface for digitalcollections; Importance of user interface design; Related issues of user interface design; Principles of user interface design; Process of user interface design and configuration; Case study: designing the user interface for the DCPC's digital collections; 8 The complete digitisation processand workflow management; Workflow management; Prototyping and quality control; Maintenance; 9 Digital collections management system; The digital collections production chain. Digital collections management system technologyStorage repository; Digital collections management system software; Case study: the DCPC digital collections management system; 10 Selecting software and hardware fordigital collections managementsystems; Identify organisational requirements and resources; Develop selection criteria; Research available systems and equipment; Evaluate candidates --
a checklist; Hardware selection; Case study: DCPC software selection for the DCMS; 11 Documentation; The importance of documentation; How to document a project and what to document; Planning documents. Management documentsTechnical documents; Statistics; Case study: DCPC's documentation; 12 The knowledge and skills required forcreating digital collections; Management; Material selection; Scanning; Metadata; User interface; Information technology; Key qualities; 13 Conclusion; Appendix A: Checklist for evaluating a digital collections management system; Functionality; Interface; Technology; Support; Organisational requirements and resources; Appendix B: Sample documentation from the WRLC Digital Collections Production Center; Sample 1: Digital collection project plan. Sample 2: Copyright status document.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
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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. <ul><li>Illustrates concepts with an on-going case study at the end of each chapter</li><li>Provides detailed technical information and practical experience Discusses practitioners' insight in digitization</li><li>Can be used as a guide for creating digital collections</li></ul>

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