Digitizing Your Collection: Public Library Success Stories by Susanne Caro,Sam Meister,Tammy Ravas,Wendy Walker

By Susanne Caro,Sam Meister,Tammy Ravas,Wendy Walker

Digitizing your assortment isn't just a good way to extend entry in your fabrics, it additionally engages buyers on an entire new point and is helping speak your library’s price. yet with employees time and assets already unfold skinny, it may be a problem to devise and adopt a digitization initiative. the excellent news is that public libraries around the nation have performed simply that. the following, the authors percentage classes and information for fulfillment, exhibiting tips to getting your assortment on-line. With succinct and sensible suggestions that may be tailored to any dimension establishment, this book

explains why public libraries should still take digitization heavily, directory key issues that may be used to get stakeholders on board;
issues out what you need to think about ahead of venture a digitization project;
discusses copyright and different access-related issues;
indicates how public libraries are dealing with investment and discovering collaborative partners;
stocks ways in which libraries have used digitization initiatives for group outreach and to advertise collections; and
deals recommendation on advertising and media.

Many libraries around the kingdom have came upon how one can create brilliant electronic collections, and this ebook exhibits you ways you could too.

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