Digitization and Digital Archiving: A Practical Guide for by Elizabeth R. Leggett

By Elizabeth R. Leggett

More and extra, library consumers are embracing the convenience with which info may be accessed digitally. immediately, a number of key words can deliver buyers precisely what they hope, comparable to a publication or a photo, instead of dealing with the even more tedious task of looking via cabinets, looking for a choice quantity, or, much more daunting, the method of attempting to paintings a microfilm reel. hence, many librarians in libraries of each dimension and sort are at the moment operating towards making additional information to be had electronically.

This strategy will be daunting, in spite of the fact that. Digitization and electronic Archiving: a pragmatic consultant for Librarians seeks to respond to the subsequent universal questions:

  • What can be saved?
  • Where and the way should still it's kept?
  • How precisely is details saved in a working laptop or computer?
  • Does it quite make a distinction if one makes use of a jpg or a tiff file?


This publication is a entire advisor to the method of electronic garage and archiving. Assuming merely simple machine wisdom, this advisor walks the reader via every thing she or he must recognize to begin or preserve a electronic archiving undertaking. Any librarian drawn to how electronic info is saved can reap the benefits of this guide.

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