Module 3 | Managing Digitization Projects
Technical Workshop 3: Imaging Standards and Logistics in Digitization Projects
Description: Let’s get down to the nuts and bolts of how to work with the resources you have to achieve your digitization goals. During Tech Workshop 3, we’ll take a look at equipment and space setups; technical imaging standards and how these standards contribute to long term digital preservation plans; tools for ensuring that the digital files have the longest lifespan possible; an overview of QA/QC models in the cultural heritage imaging field; and how to scale up over time.
Sessions and Workshops in Module 3: Managing Digitization Projects
Beginner Level: Thinking about tackling a digitization project? Not sure where to begin? Join this introductory session to hear from museum staff who successfully conceptualized, planned and implemented projects to expand the online presence of collections.
Presenters: Ann Stegina, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska; Carolyne Hart, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South Dakota; and Taylor McKewon, South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, South Dakota
TEch Workshop 1
Beginner Level: The first technical workshop in our June series will address the “why” and “who” of collections digitization projects – why your digitization project matters and to whom; the importance of defining your digital collection project’s purpose, audience, and interfaces.
Presenter: Dr. Rhonda D. Jones, The University of North Carolina-Greensboro
TEch Workshop 2
Intermediate Level: Now that you know why, how: How do you plan a successful project, where do you start, how do you identify priorities? What should you include? Should you digitize in-house or use a vendor?
Presenter: Lindsey Richardson, Museum Person
Tech Workshop 3
Advanced Level: Let’s get down to the nuts and bolts of how to work with the resources you have to achieve your digitization goals. During Tech Workshop 3, we’ll take a look at equipment and space setups, etc.
Presenter: Elizabeth Chiang, George Eastman Museum