Public Library Partnerships Project

Selecting Content for a Digitization Project

Curriculum


About
Planning for Digitization
Selecting Content
Understanding Copyright
Using Metadata
Digital Reformatting
Promoting Use

This is the second module in the Public Library Partnerships Project curriculum, given by Carla Urban from Minnesota Digital Library.

It covers:

  • project scope
  • uniqueness
  • physical format and quality
  • subject matter
  • previously processed or cataloged materials

The Public Library Partnerships Project curriculum is intended for cultural heritage professionals who are new to digitization. It was designed to provide useful conceptual and practical information about each stage of the process to a beginner audience.

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Public Library Partnerships Project partners: Digital Public Library of America, Digital Commonwealth, Digital Library of Georgia, Minnesota Digital Library, Montana Memory Project, and Mountain West Digital Library.

This project was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.