Budgeting for a Digitisation Project

This website provides general advice on budgeting for a digitisation project. The website is ran by JISC Digital Media. JISC inspires UK colleges and universities in the innovative use of digital technologies, helping to maintain the UK’s position as a global leader in education The creators acknowledge that it is not possible to provide detailed information on budgeting for a …

Excellence in Digital Preservation

This website contains white papers, webinar presentations and other material with a particular focus on the preservation of data: the results of research. The information on storage, risks, trust and repositories has direct relevance to audiovisual files and their preservation.   From the website:    “Digital encoding dominantes how information is created, shaped and exchanged. This dependence carries many risks. …

A framework of guidance for building good digital collections

  Overview of the main components of creating and managing digital collections. Provides a framework for identification, organisation and application of (existing) knowledge. The document is intended for two types of readers: cultural heritage organizations that start projects for the creation of digital collections and funding organisations wanting to support the development of sustainable digital archives. The principles for assessing …