Best Practices in Digitization: Planning and Workflow Strategies


Shekar Bandi, Mallikarjun Angadi and J. Shivarama

The study has given an introduction to the fundamental principles involved in the
digitization process and outlined some key concepts such as, defining digitization,
examining pathways, introducing the notion of ‘fit for purpose’, and assessing archival
concerns and dissemination compression techniques. The paper has also discussed
characteristics as well as on some issues and preservation challenges. Although there are drastic changes in digital technology, finance, staff training, manpower, infrastructure etc are serious problems to be tackled before attempt for digitization

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