Costs and Outsourcing
We learn how to estimate imaging costs and work with third-party vendors.
- Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI). Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials. September 2016. Excerpts: p. 54. PDF
- ISO 19263-1: 2017. Best practices for digital image capture of cultural heritage material [reflective]. Excerpts: Sec. 6. PDF
- NISO. A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections, 3rd edition. Bethesda, MD: National Information Standards Organization, 2007. Excerpts: Chapter on Initiatives, pp. 85-96. PDF
- RLG Guidelines for Creating a RFP for Digital Imaging Services. 1998. PDF
- Ulla Bøgvas Kesjer, Joy Davidson, David Wang, Stephan Strodl, Tomasz Miksa, Kathrine Hougaard Edsen Johansen, Anders Bo Nielsen, & Alex Thirifays. “State of the Art of Cost and Benefit Models for Digital Curation.” IS&T Archiving 2014 Final Program and Proceedings, 144-149.
- Virginia A. Dressler. “Digitally Archiving History: A game plan for large, unruly archival collections with limited staffing.” IS&T Archiving 2016 Final Program and Proceedings. January 2016, 75-80.
- Long Schisler and Millard Wesley. “When Perfect is the Enemy of Good - Quality and Sustainability in Digitization Processes.” IS&T Archiving 2020 Final Program and Proceedings, 43-48.
- NEDCC Preservation Leaflet 6.7. Outsourcing Venor Relations (Robin Dale).
- Joyce Chapman and Samantha Leonard. Cost and benefit of quality control visual checks in large-sale digitization of archival manuscripts. Library Hi Tech 31 (3) 2013, pp. 405-418.
- Millard Wesley Long Schisler. When perfect is the enemy of good: Quality and sustainability in digitization processes. IS&T Proceedings 2020.
- Alejandro Bia, Rafael Munoz and Jaime Gomez. DiCoMo: the digitization cost model. International Journal of Digital Libraries 11 (2010): 141-153.
- Appendix: Wikipedia resources
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