Helpful Resources

General Collection Building

1) Resources for Building Digital Collections at UCB University Libraries(link here): I really liked the proposal form on this site. It was a lot like the framework Doc Martens gave us but broke the questions up nicely into categories. Provides good resources as well.

2) Digital Imaging Tutorial from Cornell University Library. http://www.library.cornell.edu/preservation/tutorial/contents.html

3) Preservation and Selection for Digitization at Northeast Document Conservation Center. A Preservation Leaflet. http://www.nedcc.org/resources/leaflets/6Reformatting/06PreservationAndSelection.php.

Metadata

4) Cataloging Learning Workshop at LOC. Workshop Course Materials. http://www.loc.gov/catworkshop/courses/

5)  Cushing, Lincoln. “Proposal for Inclusion of Union Label Descriptions in Bibliographic and Archival Cataloging Guidelines.” Progressive Librarian Journal 21 (Winter 2002), http://www.docspopuli.org/articles/UnionBug.html.

6)  Standards at the Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/standards/
Contains links to digital library standards.

Copyright

7)  Copyright links from Michigan Library Consortium. http://mlc.lib.mi.us/cms/sitem.cfm/library_tools/copyright_/copyright_links/
Michigan Library Consortium also has a helpful page of issues to consider when digitizing information for the web. http://mlc.lib.mi.us/cms/sitem.cfm/library_tools/copyright_/copyrightdigitize/

Omeka

8) Show Your Stuff, Using Omeka. A presentation given at code4lib 2008 conference. http://www.code4lib.org/conference/2008/lester

Marketing

9) Marketing. Digital Best Practices at Washington State Library. http://digitalwa.statelib.wa.gov/newsite/projectmgmt/marketing.htm. I’m also going to recommend the Best Practices site.

Just for Fun

10) OAIster. A union catalog of digital resources. http://www.oaister.org/

2 responses to “Helpful Resources

  1. DocMartens

    Need to see those 9 Things now!

  2. Pingback: For all the book voyeurs out there… « Not quite a librarian

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