A guest lecture for the Preservation of Books, Photos and Archival Material’s course ( SCIE0047) in Fleming College’s Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management program.
About images (less technical)
- Cookson, Graeme. Digital Imaging Basics, c2014. [http://shutha.org/digital-image-basics]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Murray, L.J. and S.E. Trusow. Canadian copyright : a citizen’s guide (2nd ed.). Toronto : Between the Lines, c2013. 304 p. ISBN 9781771130134
- Using examples, case studies and very accessible language, this book explains Canadian copyright law to ordinary Canadians and how Canadian copyright law and policy affects them. The second edition is revised to include the recent changes to the Act and important Supreme Court decisions on user rights. Very easy to read. Includes specific cases (for example, libraries, archives and museums). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
- CHIN. Professional Exchange website lists Canadian resources and advice for museums. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Ng, K.B. and J. Kucsma (ed.). Digitization in the Real World (2010).
Available for download under a CC license in a variety of formats at [https://archive.org/details/DigitizationInTheRealWorld].
Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Canadian Council of Archives.
- Digitization and archives (Oct 2002) [http://www.cdncouncilarchives.ca/digitization_en.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Step-by-step guide to digitization projects (n.d.) [http://www.cdncouncilarchives.ca/DigitisationToolkitv2.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Northeast Document Conservation Centre Handbook for digital projects: A management tool for preservation and access (2000). [http://www.nedcc.org/assets/media/documents/dman.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
Digital preservation (a very complex topic)
- Library of Congress. Digital Preservation website. Accessed: Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Digital Preservation Coalition. Digital Preservation Handbook. [http://www.dpconline.org/advice/preservationhandbook]. Accessed: Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Open Planets Foundation. Open Planets Foundation website [http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/]. Accessed: Accessed: June 27, 2015.
Digitization standards (so you can see a sample of what they look like)
- Canadian Museum of Civilization. Digitisatization Standards for the Canadian Museum of Civilization (2006). [http://www.pro.rcip-chin.gc.ca/media/pro/normes_numerisation_smcc-digitization_standards_cmcc/smcc_numerisation-cmcc_digitization-eng.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- National Library of Australia. Digitisation guidelines. [http://www.nla.gov.au/standards/digitisation-guidelines]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- State Library of Queensland. Digital Standard 2 – Digital capture & format (version 3.01, April 2012). [http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/139815/digital_standards_2.pdf] Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- UMass Amherst Libraries. Guidelines for Digitization. (PDF) [http://www.library.umass.edu/assets/aboutus/attachments/UMass-Amherst-Libraries-Best-Practice-Guidelines-for-Digitization-20110523-templated.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- NISO. Understanding Metadata. Bethesda, MD: NISO, 2004. 20 p. [http://www.niso.org/publications/press/UnderstandingMetadata.pdf]. Accessed: June 27, 2015.
- Also, have a look at some of the existing standards in use in libraries, archives and museums.