Digital Reformatting and File Management

This is the fifth module in the Public Library Partnerships Project curriculum, given by Sandra McIntyre, Director of the Mountain West Digital Library and prepared by Sheila McAlister, Director of the Digital Library of Georgia.

It covers:

  • scanning and conversion
  • file naming
  • file storage
  • master and access files
  • working with partners and vendors

The Public Library Partnerships Project curriculum is intended for cultural heritage professionals who are new to digitization. It was designed to provide useful conceptual and practical information about each stage of the process to a beginner audience.

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Public Library Partnerships Project partners: Digital Public Library of America, Digital Commonwealth, Digital Library of Georgia, Minnesota Digital Library, Montana Memory Project, and Mountain West Digital Library.

This project was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.