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Creating digital collections : a practical guide

Author: Allison B Zhang; Don Gourley
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos Pub., ©2009.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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. It illustrates concepts with an ongoing case study at the end of each chapter.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zhang, Allison B.
Creating digital collections.
Oxford : Chandos, 2008
(OCoLC)608986944
Online version:
Zhang, Allison B.
Creating digital collections.
Oxford : Chandos, 2008
(OCoLC)632047602
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allison B Zhang; Don Gourley
ISBN: 9781843343974 1843343975 9781843343967 1843343967
OCLC Number: 232713009
Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Planning and managing digitisation projects --
Selecting material for digitisation --
Metadata strategy --
Digitising material --
Creating metadata --
Designing a user interface for digital collections --
The collection digitisation process and workflow management --
Digital collections management system --
Selecting software and hardware for digital collections management systems --
Documentation --
The knowledge and skills required for creating digital collections --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Allison B. Zhang and Don Gourley.

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