UCLA Library Special Collections Digital Projects Toolkit

24 Mar 2015 4:33 PM | Iona McCraith (Administrator)

Just released the DPTK is designed to support digitization projects and digital scholarship projects that are initiated and managed in archives and special collections repositories, large and small. It includes detailed templates, workflows, and examples for all stages of digital projects, including:


·         Project planning (charters, selection, prioritization, cost estimate)

·         Risk assessment (guidelines and workflow, templates for risk reports and fair use statements)

·         Implementation planning (metadata guidelines and specifications, scanning specifications and procedures, metadata worksheet)  

·         Web development planning (example of RFP, and templates for vendor decisions, design/aesthetic/functionality decisions, user profile templates)

·        Quality control workflow and guidelines for metadata and scanning

·        Communication/documentation tool for technical specifications

·        Assessment and evaluation tools and templates

For more information and to access the toolkit go to: http://goo.gl/Y7m7xB

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Phone: 647-343-3334 | Email: aao@aao-archivists.ca


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