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FROM Available Resources: Q&A with Media session

CRRA Member Digital Collections is a listing of digital collections from CRRA members, updated October 2013.

FROM What to Digitize? How to Digitize it? session

The following resources have been provided by Dr. Jane Zhang

From OCLC Research


Erway, Ricky. 2011. Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections. Dublin, OH: OCLC Research. (.pdf: 806K/23 pp.).

Schaffner, Jennifer, Francine Snyder, and Shannon Supple. 2011. Scan and Deliver: Managing User-initiated Digitization in Special Collections and Archives. Dublin, OH: OCLC Research. (.pdf: 166.2K/18 pp.).

Erway, Ricky, and Jennifer Schaffner. 2007. Shifting Gears: Gearing Up to Get Into the Flow. Dublin, Ohio : OCLC Programs and Research. Available online at: (.pdf: 86K/ 11pp.).


Barrera-Gomez, Julianna and Ricky Erway. 2013. Walk This Way: Detailed Steps for Transferring Born-Digital Content from Media You Can Read In-house. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research.

Erway, Ricky. 2012. You've Got to Walk Before You Can Run: First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research.

From Digital Preservation in a Box: A product of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance

From UNC Digital Curation Exchange

Note: Access requires account be created.

  • Digital Curation Exchange -> Guides -> Digitizing Collections Over the past two decades researchers and information professionals have established numerous best practices for digitization projects. Experts now view digitization as a holistic process that results in digital assets requiring long-term curation.  This guides presents key resources to help you transform analog materials into digital objects, covering essential activities from planning to dissemination. 

From the Society of American Archivists

From ALA's Preservation and Reformatting Section


Digitization Blogs

Upcoming Digitizing Conferences:

Digitization and its Impact on Society, Sept 29 - Oct 5, 2013

     Desden Center for Digital Linguistics, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany

Digitizing the Medieval Archive 2014, April 25-26, 2014

     An international conference at University of Toronto's Centre for Medieval Studies 

Previous Digitizing Conferences

Click on links to find content, presentation files, video recordings, speaker biographies, etc for each of these conferences.

Access, Use, Re-use: Unlocking the potential of online digital cultural content

     Dublin International Digitisation Conference 2013, Dublin Castle, 17 June 2013

2012 A Preservation Odyssey: Paths to the Future

     National Archives Building, Washington DC, October 19, 2012

The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation

     UNESCO conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 26-28 September 2012

From Access to Integration - Digital Technologies and the Study of Jewish History

     Presented by Center for Jewish History, New York City, November 9, 2011

Conservation2 = Preserving Collections x Our Environment

     National Archives Building, Washington DC, March 17, 2011

Digitization of cultural and scientific heritage

     SEEDI conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, May 19-20, 2010

Plan for Preservation: Assess, Prioritize, and Manage

     National Archives Building, Washington DC, March 18, 2010

Digitizing for Preservation and Access: Past is Prologue

     National Archives Building, Washington DC, March 26, 2009

Scholarship and Libraries in Transition: A Dialogue about the Impacts of Mass Digitization Projects

     Symposium by University of Michigan University Library and National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, March 10-11, 2006  

Other Catholic Conferences