Digitization Recommendations and Standards
- Bibliographical Center for Research’s Collaborative Digitization Program offers many digitization resources that include information about copyright, metadata, digitization standards, and administrative concerns.
- Building Digital CollectionsA Technical Overview, Library of Congress American Memory Project.
- Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Archival Materials for Electronic Access Creation of Production Master Files– Raster Images, by Steven Puglia, Jeffrey Reed, and Erin Rhodes, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
- Digitizing Images and Text, the Berkeley Digital Library portal links to resources on digitization projects, resources, and tools.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Digital Imaging Media Technology Initiative provides resources about many digitization topics, including a listing of current imaging programs, organizations, and committees.
- Canadian Heritage Information Network has information on creating and managing digital content, with a focus on museum collections.
- the Handbook for Digital Projects A Management Tool for Preservation and Access, a Northeast Document Conservation Center site, offers nine chapters from a handbook on project management, scanning, copyright issues, technical topics, best practices, vendor relations, and longevity. Includes many links to related sites.
- The Digital Library Federation has publications on a range of topics, including digital image management and preservation.
- Bibliotheca Alexandrina provides Digital Assets Factory (DAF) digitization workflow tools.
- The Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology vol. 30, no. 5, June/July 2004, contains a special section about online museum information.
- DigiStates online discussion list for people working on collaborative statewide projects for the digitization of cultural heritage resources.