Brief Checklist of Information on Digitizing
Columbia University Libraries. Selection Criteria for Digital Imaging Projects. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/digital/criteria.htm. Outlines the collection development, use, and value issues Columbia uses in assessing and developing digital projects.
Fleischhauer, Carl. Digital Historical Collections: Types, Elements, and Construction. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/elements.html
Hazen, Dan, Jeffrey Horrell, Jan Merrill-Oldham. Selecting Research Collections for Digitization. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, 1998. Discussion of the intellectual and managerial considerations in selecting research material for digitizing.
Library of Congress. Encoded Archival Description Official Web Site. http://lcweb.loc.gov/ead/. Links to general information, news, tools, and documentation regarding the EAD.
Library of Congress. Related Technical Information: National Digital Library Competition. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/award/tech97.html. Includes references and links to numerous documents relating to the development and production of digital library projects.
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program. Project Planning Checklist. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/prjplan.html
OCLC. Dublin Core Metadata. http://purl.oclc.org/metadata/dublin_core/. The home site for the most developed general metadata set.
Research Libraries Group. RLG Recommended Application Guidelines for EAD. http://www.rlg.org/rlgead/tool2.html. A well-organized "Supplement to the EAD (version 1) Tag Library and EAD Guidelines [Soon to be available] Prepared by the RLG EAD Advisory Group."
Research Libraries Group. Selecting Library and Archive Collections for Digital Reformatting: Proceedings from an RLG Symposium held November 5-6, 1995 in Washington DC. 1996. A comprehensive discussion of the needs and implications of selecting collections for digitizing.
University of Virginia, Electronic Text Center. Standards. http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/standard.html. An intelligent and well-written introduction to Archival Imaging and the alphabet soup of electronic text: XML, SGML, HTML, EAD, and TEI.
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