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DIY Digitization & Preservation
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"DIY Digitization & Preservation" presented by Bethany Davis, Digital Processing Coordinator Librarian, for the Iowa City Genealogical Society on October 26, 2013. …

"DIY Digitization & Preservation" presented by Bethany Davis, Digital Processing Coordinator Librarian, for the Iowa City Genealogical Society on October 26, 2013.

Materials presented on Personal Digital Archiving can be found at www.digitalpreservation.gov/you.

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  • 1. DIY Digitization & Preservation Iowa City Genealogical Society Presented by Bethany R. Davis October 26, 2013
  • 2. Who am I? Bethany Davis Digital Processing Coordinator Librarian bethany-davis@uiowa.edu Phone: (319) 384-2419
  • 3. Outline * DIY Digitization * Personal Digital Archiving * Your Questions Answered
  • 4. DIY Digitization Don’t scan just because you can. Scan to share. Scan the simple things.
  • 5. Do this: photographs Frederick W. Kent Photograph Collection - Subseries: Theatre
  • 6. Don’t do that: scrapbooks Keith/Albee Vaudeville Theater Collection - Scrapbook 48
  • 7. What resolution? Typed Documents 300-400 ppi Handwritten documents 400-600 ppi Photographs 400-600 ppi
  • 8. Left to Right: 200 ppi 300 ppi 400 ppi 500 ppi 600 ppi 700 ppi Images from the ALCTS Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations. Manuscripts.
  • 9. Capture Resources Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations http://www.ala. org/alcts/resources/preserv/minimumdigitization-capture-recommendations
  • 10. Personal Digital Archiving * Identify * Decide * Organize * Copy * Manage
  • 11. 1. Identify your digital files. Where are they? Creative Commons license. Digitpedia Creative Commons license. Graham Ballantyne. Google and the Google logo are registered trademarks of Google Inc., used with permission.
  • 12. 2. Decide what’s important. What files have long-term value? - ex) e-filed tax returns. Keep the highest quality file. Know why you’re keeping it.
  • 13. 3. Organize your files. Create useful file names. P4210024c.jpg 2010_BamPhoto.jpg
  • 14. 3. Organize your files. * 1 space to keep files. * Print screen * File descriptions (good for photos)
  • 15. 4. Copy your digital files. LOCKSS Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe Multiple locations; Multiple types: Desktop/laptop Flash drive External hard drive Home Work Friend’s house
  • 16. 5. Manage your digital files. * Check your files regularly. * Schedule updates to add new files (or to remove files). * Consider replacing media every 5 years or as necessary.
  • 17. Resource Links Helpful links compiled by yours truly: Capture Resources https://wiki.uiowa.edu/display/DigiDoc/ Capture+Resources Equipment List https://wiki.uiowa.edu/display/DigiDoc/ Equipment+List
  • 18. Digital Archiving Link Library of Congress Personal Digital Archiving Resources http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/you
  • 19. Who am I? Bethany Davis Digital Processing Coordinator Librarian bethany-davis@uiowa.edu Phone: (319) 384-2419
  • 20. "DIY Digitization & Preservation" for the Iowa City Genealogical Society Find this presentation at Slideshare.net/BethanyDavis Presented by Bethany Davis October 26, 2013

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