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Guidelines: Digitization Activities - Project Planning
Still Image and Audio-Visual Working Groups

The aim of this document is to define activities relating to the digitization of original cultural materials, and to outline general steps for planning and management of this process. The activities described in this document address library/archival issues, imaging and conversion work, and IT infrastructure issues in particular.  This document defines "digitization" as a complete process, and covers all project components from content selection through delivery of digitized objects into a repository environment.  

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Digitization Activities - Project Planning and Management Outline  (PDF, 592 KB)

Approved by Working Group – November 4, 2009

Working Groups

Still Image Working Group
This group is involved in a cooperative effort to develop common digitization guidelines for still image materials.

Audio-Visual Working Group
The goal for this working group is to identify, establish, and disseminate information about standards and practices for the digital reformatting of audio-visual materials by federal agencies.

Last Updated: 09/10/2015