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Great introduction to the many aspects of digitizing collections. Professional reading to do before I begin the task of digitizing our collection at the library Lots of useful information that is helpful to the process Worth to read for my job. Excellent rundown of the important aspects of digitizing a library collection. &Book ☛ Digitizing Your Collection: Public Library Success Stories ☂ Digitizing your collection is not only a great way to increase access to your materials, it also engages patrons on a whole new level and helps communicate your library s value But with staff time and resources already spread thin, it can be a challenge to plan and undertake a digitization initiative The good news is that public libraries across the country have done just that Here, the authors share lessons and tips for success, showing the way to getting your collection online With succinct and practical guidance that can be adapted to any size institution, this book explains why public libraries should take digitization seriously, listing key points that can be used to get stakeholders on board points out what you should consider before undertaking a digitization project discusses copyright and other access related issues shows how public libraries are handling funding and finding collaborative partners shares ways that libraries have used digitization projects for community outreach and to promote collections and offers advice on marketing and media Many libraries across the country have found ways to create wonderful digital collections, and this book shows you how you can too