Digitization, Metadata, and CONTENTdm: Partnering to Build Your Digital Collections
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When preparing to outsource a digitization project, what exactly should you expect? What advantages does your vendor bring to the table? Which steps will you outsource, and which steps might your staff handle in-house to reduce costs?
In this webinar, Caitlin Costalas, digitization project manager at Backstage Library Works, and Kelly Barrall, vice president of digitization services, offer a vendor perspective on preparing for digitization projects. They’ll also answer your questions.
Identifying your audience so you can plan to meet your users’ needs.
Organizing your collection to minimize material preparation costs from your vendor.
Leveraging a vendor’s capacity to scale up digital image production.
Choosing sources of metadata and defining what information will be collected.
Working with a vendor to build your CONTENTdm collection.