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Digitization in the Real World: Oregon State University Libraries

by Naresh Sarwan on April 19, 2011

In this chapter excerpt from the book ‘Digitization In The Real World’, Sue Kunda looks at some of the key steps involved in running a medium to smaller sized digitisation project for Oregon State University Libraries. The entire chapter can be downloaded in PDF format for free.

“With the help of Digital Access Services staff and student workers, the subject librarian for Forestry went through Williams’ shelf lists and notes for the library portion of the collection to ascertain which titles were currently owned by OSUL and/or which titles were possible candidates for digitization. The Forestry subject librarian created a detailed spreadsheet documenting this information and a more general digitization matrix indicating the number of holdings at OSUL and number of items eligible for digitization.” [Read More]

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