Selecting Microfilm for Digital Preservation

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dc.contributor.author Conway, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-20T14:16:08Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-20T14:16:08Z
dc.date.issued 1996-01
dc.identifier.citation Library Resources and Technical Services, vol. 40, no. 1, 1996, pp. 67-77 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0024-2527
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/149486
dc.description.abstract Project Open Book is Yale University Library's multiyear, multifaceted study exploring the feasibility of converting preservation microfilm to digital imagery and enhancing both physical and intellectual access to the resulting collection of digital files. Selection is the central intellectual challenge; challenges are outlined from Yale's case study that will also have bearing on content-oriented selection for digital conversion of books that have been microfilmed in the nation's Brittle Books Program. The approach outlined here for building a digital library from microfilm of the nation's most important brittle books places collection managers under the same umbrella with the other parties interested in creating and then preserving the availability of digital resources. The lessons from Project Open Book about the selection of microfilm point to very concrete and achievable solutions for everyone involved in preservation microfilming and the digital conversion of that film. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Library Association en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/ *
dc.subject digital preservation, preservation microfilm, digitization en_US
dc.title Selecting Microfilm for Digital Preservation en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Information and Library Science
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Social Sciences
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Information, School of en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/149486/1/J10 Conway Selecting Microfilm LRTS 1996.pdf
dc.identifier.source Library Resources and Technical Services en_US
dc.identifier.orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4985-208X en_US
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dc.identifier.name-orcid Conway, Paul; 0000-0003-4985-208X en_US
dc.owningcollname Information, School of (SI)
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