NASIG VTDNP Tom Mcmurdo June 8, 2012

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Part two of a presentation on the Vermont Digital Newspaper Project given at the 2012 NASIG annual meeting in Nashville, TN.

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NASIG VTDNP Tom Mcmurdo June 8, 2012

  1. 1. The VTDNP: From Microfilm to Keyword-Searchable Online Newspapers Tom McMurdo, VTDNP Project Librarian
  2. 2. Microfilm is the basis of any NDNP project.
  3. 3. Why use negatives to make scans of newspapers?
  4. 4. Finding the negatives
  5. 5. Most master negatives of newspapers are “pre-standards.”
  6. 6. Microfilm Evaluation: Acetate or polyester? Vinegar syndrome Scanning quality
  7. 7. Scanning: In-house or vendor? 2 very different approaches: control versus overhead
  8. 8. Most National Digital Newspaper Program state projects outsource scanning.
  9. 9. Scanning RFPThere are several excellentcompanies working on NDNPstate projects.What are the criteria forevaluating this RFP?
  10. 10. Scanning vendors working in the NDNP
  11. 11. VTDNP Workflows Title selectionMicrofilm: positives and negatives Metadata creation Scanning, OCR, and XML files Quality review Delivery to LC Searchable pages online
  12. 12. Title selectionSelections chosen through a rigorous process Stakeholders Justifiable process
  13. 13. MicrofilmPositive vs. negative film
  14. 14. Metadata creation:Frame-by-frame inventory
  15. 15. Scanning, OCR, and XML files
  16. 16. Quality review of scans and files
  17. 17. Files to Library of Congress
  18. 18. Success!Online searchable Vermont newspapers
  19. 19. Questions?

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