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Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen Mar 2016

Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen


This presentation is an updated version of the one given in the Library Preservation Today! series in 2014.

This introduction to digitization and digital preservation assumes ittle or no background in protecting and ensuring access to both born digital and digitized collections, including text, images, and AV collections. The presentation provides an overview of the issues, standards for digitization, metadata, organization, sustainability. It also provides links to resources and tools to begin extending the useful life of digital library collections.

The recording is available from the ALA/ALCTS YouTube channel.


Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen Jun 2014

Preserving Digital Collections- An Overview, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

An introduction to digitization and digital preservation, assuming little or no background in protecting and ensuring access to both born digital and digitized collections, including text, images, and AV collections. The presentation provides an overview of the issues, standards for digitization, metadata, organization, sustainability. It also provides links to resources and tools to begin extending the useful life of digital library collections.