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Rapid Capture:
Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections

An OCLC Research Report by:
Ricky Erway, OCLC Research

Download the report (.pdf: 166.2K/18 pp.)

This report provides examples of how to simplify and streamline digital capture of non-book collections.

Nine case studies illustrate processes and procedures institutions have adopted to speed up digitization of special collections. The intent in sharing these vignettes is to enable others to consider whether or not any of the approaches could be applied to their own initiatives to increase the scale of their digitization efforts.

Related information:

Activity page:
Rapid Capture: Mass Digitization of Special Collections

Report Publication Announcement:
New Report: "Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections"

Suggested citation:
Erway, Ricky. 2011. Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections. Dublin, OH: OCLC Research. http://www.oclc.org/research/publications/library/2011/2011-04.pdf (.pdf: 806K/23 pp.).

For More Information:

Ricky Erway
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research
erwayr@oclc.org
+1-650-287-2125

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