A collection of links to digital collection resources and collections
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2012
- Blogger (blog)
Digital collection management software used by Boise State University, Idaho State Historical Society, ICFL. Click on "CONTENTdm in action" to see examples of collections.
Greenstone is a suite of software for building and distributing digital library collections.
Open source software for web publishing platform.
- WordPress (blog)
- A Chicken or an Egg : Planning Your Digital Project
University of Regina
- BCR Best Practices
Includes information and publications on digital imaging, Dublin Core metadata, digital audio files, and other reports.
- California Digital Library Guidelines for Digital Images
- Cornell University Library Digital Imaging Tutorial
Includes basic terminology, selection, conversion, quality control, metadata, technical infrastructure, presentation, digital preservation, and file management.
- Idaho State Historical Society Digitization Resources
- IMLS Digital Library Forum
A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections
- New Jersey Digital Initaitive
This planning guide walks you through the various steps of the digitization process.
- North Carolina ECHO, Exporing Cultural Heritage Online
Digitization and Metadata
- Still images, moving images and sound advice
JISC Digital Media
- Trusted Digital Repositories: Attributes and Responsibilities
- University of Nevada, Reno Digital Projects
This site documents technical aspects of the digital projects being carried out at the UNR Libraries, including crosswalks, selection criteria, collection building, metadata standards, and space planning.
- Washington State Library Digital Best Practices
Includes papers on cost factors in digitization, staffing and training, planning checklist, vendors, and marketing and promotion.