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Success Stories

BCR's CDP Exhibits

Best Practice Guides

Western States Digital Imaging Best Practices

CDP Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices

Arts and Humanities Data Service Guides to Good Practice - Online books detailing issues with particular data formats (text, images, GIS, Virtual Reality etc.)

Arts and Humanities Data Service Information Papers - Shorter articles dealing with basic themes in digitisation (data capture, metadata, copyright etc.), plus a few other more specialised themes (xml-editors, project management and risk management)

University of Colorado Digital Library - Digitization Best Practices, 2009 and Metadata Best Practices, 2009

Loyola Marymount University Digital Library Program Best Practices, 2008

Best Practice Guidelines For Digital Collections at the University of Maryland Libraries 2006

Blogs/Websites to Watch

  • Digitization 101 by Jill Hurst-Wahl
  • digitizationblog

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

  • [1] Local History in E-Books and on the Web : One library's experience as example and model by Don Litzer and Andy Barnett. (from the Spring 2004 Reference and Users Services Quarterly). A peer reviewed article analyzing the value and impact of digitized local historical documents.
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