Digitizing for Preservation and Access: Best Practices for Every Budget


In this presentation, Eva Grizzard, Preservation Specialist at the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), provides an advanced introduction to the digitization of paper-based collection materials, ranging from printed books to manuscripts to photographs, with a focus on using best practices regardless of budget. The presentation slides cover the fundamentals of digital images, selecting equipment, implementing workflows, handling materials safely, and preserving digital files. This session was part of the ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 10-13, 2016.