Managing Large-Scale Digitization Projects Day 2 (DPOE-N)
This workshop will provide an overview of planning and managing large-scale digitization projects through their entire lifecycle, including selection and preparation of materials, metadata creation, digitization, quality control, digital asset management and preservation, providing access, promotion, and assessment. The workshop will focus on archival collections of text and images but the strategies shared could also be applied to audiovisual materials or other formats.
- Learn how to plan successful large-scale digitization projects
- Learn about best practices, guidelines, and other published resources related to large-scale digitization
- Understand how to adjust general strategies to accommodate local resources, materials, and project goals
- Become familiar with tools, equipment, and software for executing and managing projects
Emily Lapworth (she/her) is Digital Special Collections and Archives Librarian at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her work focuses on increasing online access to archival materials, and managing workflows and projects related to digitization, metadata creation, digital asset management, and digital preservation. Her research interests include improving the user experience of digital collections and she has published several articles on large-scale digitization. Emily holds an MLIS from Simmons University and a BA from Brandeis University.