New OCLC Report, "Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections" features DLF members:

Indiana University
Library of Congress
Princeton University
Smithsonian Institution
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, 03 May 2011—This report provides examples of how to simplify and streamline digital capture of non-book collections.

Nine case studies illustrate processes and procedures institutions have adopted to speed up digitization of special collections. The intent in sharing these vignettes is to enable others to consider whether or not any of the approaches could be applied to their own initiatives to increase the scale of their digitization efforts.

Those featured in the case studies include:

This report is the latest in a series of OCLC Research reports about how to increase access to special collections that have resulted from our work under the thematic focus of Mobilizing Unique Materials <> .
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Rapid Capture: Faster Throughput in Digitization of Special Collections


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