The AABC Archivist's Toolkit: Automation and Digitization

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GENERAL RESOURCES

Automation

Council of Nova Scotia Archives Archives Management Software Review Report

Directory of Archival Suppliers: Software

ASA Database Tutorials

New Partnerships for Old Sibling Rivals: The Development of Integrated Access Systems for the Holdings of Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Believing InMagic:  How RAD and Automation Have Changed the Glenbow Archives

Digitization

Handbook for Digital Projects: A Management Tool for Preservation & Access

Introduction to Imaging 

Fields of Vision: Toward a New Theory of Visual Literacy for Digitized Archival Photographs

Chip Monks at the Gate: The Impact of Technology on Archives, Libraries and the User

DIGITAL REFORMATTING

CLIR Reports (Council on Library and Information Resources, 2009)

Digital Output: Inkjet & Laser Printers (or Life and Death in the Digital World) Rosaleen Hill (Delivered at the 2008 AABC Annual Conference)

Archival Community Digitization Program (ACDP) : An Invitation to Archives in BC  Fred Farrell AABC Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 4, Fall 2007, p.2 (Archives Association of British Columbia, 2007)

Best Practices for Digitization (resource list) (BC History Digitization Program, 2007)

A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections (National Information Standards Organization, 2007)

Shifting Gears: Gearing Up to Get into the Flow Ricky Erway and Jennifer Schaffner (Ohio: Online Computer Library Center, 2007)

Digitization and Archives / CCA Preservation Committee (Canadian Council of Archives, 2002)

The NINCH Guide to Good Practice in the Digital Representation and Management of Cultural Heritage Materials (National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage, 2002)

Handbook for Digital Projects: A Management Tool for Preservation and Access / Maxine K. Sitts (ed) (Northeast Document Conservation Center, 2000)

Digitizing Historical Pictorial Collections for the Internet  Stephen E. Ostrow (Council on Library and Information Resources, 1998)

Selecting Research Collections for Digitalization  Dan Hazen, Jeffrey Horrell and Jan Merrill-Oldham (Council on Library and Information Resources, 1998)

AUTOMATION / DIGITIZATION PROJECTS

Northwood Photographic Fonds Digitization Project  Erica Hernández and Ramona Rose AABC Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 4, Fall 2007 (Archives Association of British Columbia, 2007)

Raising CAIN in Alberta Geraldine Harris ASA Newsletter / Volume 21 Number 3, Winter/Spring 2002 (Archives Society of Alberta, 2002)

Pacifica Millennium Project  Trevor May. AABC Newsletter, Vol. 10, No. 3, Summer 2000 (Archives Association of British Columbia, 2000)

DATABASE SOFTWARE

AtoM (Access to Memory)

ArchivesSpace

CollectiveAccess

Omeka

DB Text Works and Web Publisher (Inmagic, Inc.)

Eloquent Archives

Minisis

PastPerfect

Archivists' Toolkit

ContentDM

SEE ALSO: Online Finding Aids (samples) and Networks

PUBLICATIONS

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"The Effect of the Web on Archives" / Sylvain Senécal (Archivaria 59, The Association of Canadian Archivists, 2005)

Digitizing Collections: Strategic Issues for the Information Manager (FACET, the imprint of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, 2004)

Enhancement of Document Legibility Using Spectroscopic Imaging / E. Michael Attas (Archivaria 57, The Association of Canadian Archivists, 2004)

Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives / Anne R. Kenney and Oya Y. Rieger (Ohio: Online Computer Library Center, Research Libraries Group, 2000)

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