Learn what to consider when outsourcing your library’s digitization project
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Katherine Ryner, Associate Director of the Library & Head of Collections Support Services at St Mary’s College of Maryland described a newspaper digitization project at her college, including content preparation, metadata creation, working with the vendor, review and adjustments to the preliminary collection and final deployment to the public.
Rob Behary, Systems Librarian, Duquesne University shared cases where institutional mission helped drive digitization decisions and secure funds for digitization projects like the library’s newspaper collection, the Pittsburgh Catholic. Additionally, Rob shared how the library’s partnership with vendors helped bring collections online in a relatively short period of time.
OCLC partners with Backstage Library Works and Creekside Digital, both organizations can manage a variety of digitization projects and provide a wide range of additional services from data entry to OCR (optical character recognition) processing.