Helpful information from the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
Tuesday, 11 November 2008
New Federal Digitization Guidelines Working Groups
The November LOC newsletter has details about a new government collaboration to develop a common set of digitization practices and guidelines. Two working groups have been formed to deal with different types of formats: a still-image working group will establish appropriate guidelines for the scanning of text, maps, photographic prints and negatives; and an audiovisual working group will set standards for digitizing audiovisual materials—sound recordings, videos and film. The website also has a glossary of digitization terms.
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