Title

Accessing the Past, Preserving the Future: Digitizing a Newspaper Collection

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

4-2-2011

Conference Name

Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting

Conference Location

Indiana History Center, Indianapolis, IN

Abstract

IPFW University Archives has begun a project to digitize over fifty years of student newspapers. This presentation will discuss questions and concerns encountered during the project, such as access and preservation needs and how to proceed with limited staff and funding. Other topics will include funding options, copyright issues, in-house vs. outsourced scanning and storage, and metadata requirements.

Keywords

Newspapers, Digitization, The Communicator, Internet Archive

Disciplines

Library and Information Science

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