2018 Pre-ATALM Workshop: Image Digitization Projects on a Budget Slides


The workshop covered digitization of images and documents on a budget, including basic digitization planning, project organization, technical specifications, digitization workflow, digital preservation strategies, open source software, and hands-on digitization skills. Emphasis was on tribal needs and outcomes for digitization projects including focusing on tribal values, tribal community projects and use of digital materials. Participants were encouraged to work together and were provided with demo materials for hands-on sessions.

Instructors:Lotus Norton-Wisla, Digital and Community Outreach Archivist, Washington State University Libraries; Jeanine Nault, Digital Assets Specialist, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Workshop Agenda

Image Digitization Workstation

Digital Camera Based Imaging Workstation

Technical Specifications for Image Digitization

Scanning Instructions

Metadata Activity and Discussion

Types of Metadata

File Naming for Photographs

Essentials of Digital Preservation

Image Digitization Resources