Planning Digital Projects

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Material Information

Title:
Planning Digital Projects
Series Title:
dLOC Advanced Topics Training Institute
Alternate Title:
dLOC Advanced Topics Training Institute, Schedule for July 21 – August 2, 2013
Physical Description:
Documentation
Language:
English
Creator:
Wooldridge, Brooke
Sullivan, Mark V.
Taylor, Laurie N.
Publisher:
Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC )
Place of Publication:
Miami, FL

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Guide
Competencies
Digital Humanities
Digital Scholarship

Notes

Abstract:
Digital Library of the Caribbean ( dLOC ) Advanced Topics Training Institute, Schedule for July 21 – August 2, 2013, with details on presenters, training topics, for use in on-site training and for use in planning future training opportunities, guides, documentation, and other training and support materials

Record Information

Source Institution:
FIU: Special Collections
Holding Location:
FIU: Special Collections
Rights Management:
Applicable rights reserved.
System ID:
AA00016149:00006

Full Text

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Digital Library of the Caribbean Project Planning www.dloc.com Email: bwooldri@fiu.edu Phone: 305.528.5891

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Initial Steps in Planning Digital Projects Identify holdings to be digitized Identify stakeholders and participants (internal/external ) Create a planning team Determine project goals/objectives Environmental scan of other projects Identify needed resources Develop work plan with timeline of activities From: Nemmers and Sullivan (2012) http :// ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/IR/00/00/08/12/00001/DigitalProjectMgmt.pdf

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Digital Project Breakdown 1/3 Effort = Project Planning, Pre Imaging preparation, Preservation, Oversight and Evaluation 1/3 Effort = Description, Metadata creation, Database Creation/Management 1/3 Effort = Digitization Project Planning Resources: http://digital.uflib.ufl.edu/technologies /

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Gathering information Bound books (on Copibook ) 7 hours Disbound books 2 hours archival/photos 11 pages / hour large format 2.5 hours born digital 50 pages / hour print newspapers (on Copibook ) 40 pages / hour Oral history files, 30 minutes; born digital; with PDF transcript 1 set (audio and PDF) / hour Project Planning Guides from the University of Florida Digital Library Center based on their internal tests. It is important to periodically track how the time needed for digitization with your equipment and workflow.

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Digitization Decisions Increase Access From the Yale University Libraries Uniqueness, Scholarly, Historical and/or Linguistic Value Teaching and Research Value Copyright Status Existing bibliographic control Time table and capacities Available and targeted funding Technical feasibility Expansion of existing digital collection Peer institution collaboration Preservation From: http://web.library.yale.edu/projectplanning/guidelines#. Ueb D_XD ih

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Digitization Decisions Preservation From the Yale University Libraries Condition Uniqueness, Scholarly, Historical and/or Linguistic Value Teaching and Research Value Replacement Value Copyright Status The potential for damage during digitization Technical feasibility From: http://web.library.yale.edu/projectplanning/guidelines#.Ueb D_XD ih

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dLOC Seed Proposal Categories Seed Funding Categories Project Details Project Overview Implementation Plan Detailed Budget Overview Timeline Full Proposal Template: http:// www.dloc.com/AA00016146 Sample: The Price Library of Judaica Anniversary Collection : A first project to digitize a unique set of Jewish newspapers Proposal: http :// ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/00/10/31/61/00001/Binder1.pdf Online Collection : http :// ufdc.ufl.edu/ianniversary

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Using the following information, approximately how much time would it take to complete this project. Equipment: EpsonXL10000 flat bed scanner Staff: One 20 hour per week technician Content: A personal collection of photographs and letters collected from workers in the Panama Canal Zone. Materials: 1 50 photos and 50 one page letters Time Test: approximately 10 pages/hour

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Using the following information, approximately how many weeks would it take to complete this project. Equipment: EpsonXL10000 flat bed scanner Staff: One 20 hour per week technician Content: A personal collection of photographs and letters collected from workers in the Panama Canal Zone. Materials: 1 50 photos and 50 one page letters Time Test: approximately 10 pages/hour 200 scans / 10 pages an hour = 20 hours digitization 20 hours digitization x 3 (for planning & description) = 60 hours 60 hours / 20 hours per week = 3 weeks