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Digitization Resources for participants in the Iowa Heritage Digital Collections

 

 

Stanford University Best Practices for File Naming -

https://library.stanford.edu/research/data-management-services/data-best-practices/best-practices-file-naming 

 

Stanford University File Naming Conventions 

https://lib.stanford.edu/data-management-services/file-naming

 

 Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices -http://www.mndigital.org/digitizing/standards/metadata.pdf 

 15 DublinCore Element Attributes -   http://mn.gov/bridges/dcore.html

 

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)

http://dublincore.org/documents/2001/04/12/usageguide/generic.shtml

 

Minimum Digitization Capture Recommendations - Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, Preservation and Reformatting Section, June 2013  - http://www.ala.org/alcts/resources/preserv/minimum-digitization-capture-recommendations

 

Manuals from the Bibliographic Center for Research (BCR)

 

BCR's CDP Digital Imaging Best Practices, 2.0
BCR's CDP Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices, 2.1.1

BCR's CDP Digital Audio Best Practices. Version 2.1

Western State Dublin Core Metadata Best Practices, 2.0

Nebraska Library Commission's "Nebraska Memories" Tips on Purchasing Equipment for a Digital Imaging Workstation

(Courtesy of the Nebraska Library Commission. Cautionary note: Information on all aspects of digitization changes continually, so this tip sheet should be considered as a starting point, especially for digital photography).